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Transcontinental

Author: Gary McCarthy; Maynard Villers
Publisher: Spokane, WA : Books in Motion, ℗1994.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even while the brewing Civil War threatened to tear the country in half North from South, the race was on to bind the country together East to West by railroad. This was a race by daring men and bold women, partnered in a dream and divided by their unchecked obsessions. They would fight the elements, the Indians, and each other on the way to riches and glory. They would conquer greed, treachery, scandal, and only  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Railroad stories
Fiction
History
Epic fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Gary McCarthy; Maynard Villers
ISBN: 1556865732 9781556865732
OCLC Number: 32934302
Performer(s): Read by Maynard Villers.
Description: 12 audiocassettes (approximately 13 hr., 12 min.) : analog
Other Titles: Gary McCarthy's Transcontinental
Responsibility: by Gary McCarthy.

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Even while the brewing Civil War threatened to tear the country in half North from South, the race was on to bind the country together East to West by railroad. This was a race by daring men and bold women, partnered in a dream and divided by their unchecked obsessions. They would fight the elements, the Indians, and each other on the way to riches and glory. They would conquer greed, treachery, scandal, and only their untamed passion--like a runaway train--could smash the dream before a single spike was driven into the ground ...

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