The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas Cover

The Path Between the Seas

The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

By David McCullough; Edward Herrmann (Read by)

Simon & Schuster Audio, Compact Disc, Abridged, 9780743530187

Publication Date: June 1, 2003

Description
Winner of the National Book Award for history, The Path Between the Seas tells the story of the men and women who fought against all odds to fulfill the 400-year-old dream of constructing an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of astonishing engineering feats, tremendous medical accomplishments, political power plays, heroic successes, and tragic failures. McCullough expertly weaves the many strands of this momentous event into a captivating tale.
Like his masterful, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography John Adams, David McCullough's The Path Between the Seas has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This audiobook is a must-listen for anyone interested in American history, international intrigue, and human drama.


Praise For The Path Between the Seas

The New York Times A chunk of history full of giant-sized characters and rich in political skullduggery.


Newsweek McCullough is a storyteller with the capacity to steer readers through political, financial, and engineering intricacies without fatigue or muddle. This is grand-scale expert work.

Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

Sign up today to hear about books and authors from an independent bookstore near you.