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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914


The National Book Award-winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.875

Simply fantastic!!!

by RJCalixto7000 on Dec 2, 2012

Truly one of the best books I've ever read. History, politics, corruption, power, all the ingredients are concerning modern man simply shown as the wheel of the lifestyle of mankind persists, often unpunished. Even Machiavelli would like to read this book. More

Eric E

Path Between the Seas

by Eric E on Nov 22, 2012

I was stationed in Panama between 1990 and 1991, and that was the first time I read this book; it is a wonderful history of the events leading up to the construction of the canal, and then detailing both the French and the American construction efforts. I remember thinking at the time it was the best ... More

Panama Canal Story

by on Aug 18, 2011

I haven't finished this quite yet, but it reads like a novel.... totally fascinating account of this amazing world changing project. David McCullough is one of the most talented writers alive! More

James K

"The Path Between the Seas"

by James K on Jul 21, 2011

"The Path Between the Seas" by David McCullough. Like all of David McCullough's books, this is excellent. Interesting and well researched. More


Panama Canal

by Paul on Jan 6, 2011

If you are planning on either sailing through the Panama Canal or visiting Panama, then this is a must read! More

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