The heroes in this extraordinary epic are the Irish labourers and Chinese coolies; the villains, the avaricious bankers and the corrupt politicians. Before the undertaking was complete, more than 155 million acres of land had been given away to railway magnates, the Indian tribes had been massacred and the buffalo driven from the Great Plains, millions of settlers had been lured from Europe and a colossal industrial nation had been forged.
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Dee Brown was born on February 28, 1908, in Alberta, Louisiana and died in 2002.
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Book Description Chatto & Windus, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110701122323
Book Description Chatto and Windus, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Pristine, mint copy. Unopened, unread, unclipped jacket. Lovely copy of the British 1st edition hardcover. No markings of any kind. // Shipped securely packed in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 004652