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The Resource West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice

West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice

Label
West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express
Title
West like lightning
Title remainder
the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express
Statement of responsibility
Jim DeFelice
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the spring of 1860 on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows it from its start in St. Joseph, Missouri 1,500 miles west to Sacramento
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AZZPT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeFelice, Jim
Dewey number
383.143
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pony express
  • Postal service
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Label
West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 271-357)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Go! -- Money, ambition and other complications -- Bleeding Kansas, bleeding men -- Of colts and cranks -- Threat of dissolution -- Rough men -- Buffalo Bill -- Unbonded -- The great divide -- Saints -- Sand and silver -- Indian wars -- Storms -- A place called tomorrow -- Remains of the day
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780062496768
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)981549769
Label
West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express, Jim DeFelice
Publication
Note
Maps on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index (pages 271-357)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Go! -- Money, ambition and other complications -- Bleeding Kansas, bleeding men -- Of colts and cranks -- Threat of dissolution -- Rough men -- Buffalo Bill -- Unbonded -- The great divide -- Saints -- Sand and silver -- Indian wars -- Storms -- A place called tomorrow -- Remains of the day
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780062496768
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)981549769

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