Search - Nothing Like It In the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

Nothing Like It In the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Nothing Like It In the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869
Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Nothing Like It in the World gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad -- the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and somet...  more »
The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $18.00
Buy New (Paperback): $13.79 (save 23%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $9.89+1 PBS book credit (save 45%)
ISBN-13: 9780743203173
ISBN-10: 0743203178
Publication Date: 11/6/2001
Pages: 432
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 34

3.9 stars, based on 34 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Reviews: Member | Amazon | Write a Review

Top Member Book Reviews

reviewed Nothing Like It In the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 on + 569 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
One of the best books I've read recently. The writer presents it as if it were a J. Patterson , Alex cross story, even though you know the final result. But the stories in it that are now so forgotten makes it a great thriller.
reviewed Nothing Like It In the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 on + 43 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
We really enjoy Stephen Ambrose's work. My husband stuck with this book all the way to the end, which is a recommendation in itself!
Read All 7 Book Reviews of "Nothing Like It In the World The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 18631869"

Please Log in to Rate these Book Reviews

reviewed Nothing Like It In the World : The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 on + 95 more book reviews
This is the story that gives the account of unprecedented feats of engineering, vision and courage.It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad...
Climb aboard....


Genres: