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The men who united the States : the amazing stories of the explorers, inventors and mavericks who made America

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: London : William Collins, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Winchester illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S.A. from its beginnings and ponders whether the historic work of uniting the States has succeeded, and to what degree.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 9780007532377 0007532377 0007532385 9780007532384 9780007532391 0007532393
OCLC Number: 856186513
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: xxv, 463 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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