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A Thread Across the Ocean : The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable by John Steele Gordon - Paperback - First Trade - 2005 - from Manyhills Books and Biblio.com

A Thread Across the Ocean : The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable

by John Steele Gordon

Condition: Very Good


Simon & Schuster, Great Britain, 2005. First Trade. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 239 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. This book is an unread copy. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. This book recounts the dream of one American business man, Cyrus Field, to revolutionise communications forever. His endevour joined joined America to Europe with the first Transatlantic Telegraph Cable. It took a decade of effort, millions of dollars, the solution of innumerable technological problems and uncommon physical, financial, and intellectual courage to complete. Quantity Available: 3. Category: Ships & the Sea; History. ISBN: 0743231279. ISBN/EAN: 9780743231275. Inventory No: 08010068.. 9780743231275




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