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    • Bond of Union

    • Building the Erie Canal and the American Empire
    • By: Gerard Koeppel
    • Narrated by: Dennis Stone
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Conceived in the early 1800s and completed in 1825, the Erie Canal was the boldest and biggest American engineering project of its century, with enduring political, social, and economic effects. It was the Erie Canal that first opened up the West to American enterprise and imagination, bringing vast riches and a far-reaching vision to a rapidly expanding nation.In this compelling narrative, author Gerard Koeppel tells the complete, sweeping story of the creation of the canal.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Perhaps the Hardcopy would be better

    • By Geoff in NY on 02-18-10

    Regular price: $24.95