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The Resource A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon

A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon

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A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable
Title
A thread across the ocean
Title remainder
the heroic story of the transatlantic cable
Statement of responsibility
John Steele Gordon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the successful laying of a cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1866, exploring the physical, financial, and technological challenges of the project and assessing the impact of the cable on the course of twentieth-century history
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New York Times Notable Book, 2002
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158364
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gordon, John Steele
Dewey number
384.15
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.7
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
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  • Transatlantic cables
  • Telegraph
  • Telegraph
Target audience
adult
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the heroic story of the transatlantic cable
Label
A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
432483
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780802713643
Lccn
2002066385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780802713643
Label
A thread across the ocean : the heroic story of the transatlantic cable, John Steele Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
432483
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780802713643
Lccn
2002066385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780802713643

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