The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

David McCullough


The long, twisted history of the Panama canal told with a wonderful eye for detail,. both personal and political. It's hard to imagine that that a work of construction was considered so vital that it survived the changes of engineering direction, political about-turns, and financial upheavals that bedevilled Panama. It left me wanting to transit the cabal for myself, just to see it and imagine its tortuous construction.

Finished on Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:53:21 -0800.   Rating 4/5.