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El caballo de oro [Hardcover]

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This novel's narrative follows the time between 1847 and 1855 when, during the fever pitch of the Gold Rush in California, the Panama Railroad Company constructed a line crossing the country. Recreating the exploits and mishaps of the workers, the story also illustrates the havoc wreaked by rampantly spread tropical diseases.

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Pages   448
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9" Width: 6.1" Height: 1.5"
Weight:   1.5 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 2006
Publisher   Ediciones B
ISBN  8466624805  
ISBN13  9788466624800  

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More About Juan David Morgan

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Juan David Morgan is the cofounder of the legal firm Morgan & Morgan and the president of both the board of the Panama Inter-Ocean Canal Museum and the City of Knowledge Foundation. Under the pseudonym Jorge Thomas, he is the author of "Arde Panama," "Cicatrices inutiles," "Entre el cielo y la tierra," "Fugitivos del paisaje," and "La rebelion de los poetas y otros cuentos."

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1Books > Special Features > Spanish > Historia
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > Spanish

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The Panama Railroad  Jul 12, 2008
The construction of the Panama Railroad (1847-1855) is another story of man's courage and ambition to wrestle from the tropical jungle a path between the seas. After eight years of sacrifice, $8 million and thousands of lives taken by the heat, humidity, incessant rain and tropical diseases such as yellow fever, malaria and dysentery, the railway was completed in time to profit from the hordes that crossed the isthmus during the Gold Rush to California. But what makes this book special is the way Juan David Morgan develops an enduring love story that survives the attacks of nature, ambition and politics. The Spanish prose is elegant and refreshing, and deserves a quality translation soon.
What an easy way to learn over one of the most significant constructions in america   Jan 12, 2007
It is a romantic history, involving history and determination of one of the toughest projects to achieve in history.

Great and easy book to read.

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