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    • A Thread Across the Ocean

    • By: John Steele Gordon
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    In a world in which news and information flashes around the globe in an instant, time lags are inconceivable. But they were a fact of life in the 19th century. One of those adept, impressively learned, sometimes impractical 19-century woodshed thinkers and tinkers, Cyrus Field, knew only a little of the hard science behind stringing a submarine telegraph cable that would link the financial markets of London and New York.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great audiobook

    • By Derek Malley on 09-28-10

    Regular price: $21.27