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THE LAST SPIKE: THE GREAT RAILWAY, 1881-1885

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044293

ISBN: 0385658419

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstruct s the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the contine nt in just five years - exactly half the time stipulated in the contract. P ierre Berton recreates the adventures that were part of this vast undertaki ng: the railway on the brink of bankruptcy, with one hour between it and ru ... View more info