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Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West


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ISBN 10: 0030169364 / ISBN 13: 9780030169366
Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1977
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Small 4to. Black cloth with gilt spine lettering. vii, 311pp. Illustrations, map endpapers. Very good. A tight and nice first edition of this highly readable overview, from the library of Senator Adlai E. Stevenson III. Bookseller Inventory # 40614

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Title: Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads ...

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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Recounts the remarkable growth and westward expansion of the railroads during the second half of the nineteenth century, portraying heroes, villains, and victims and narrating their roles in the railroads' conquest of the West

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Dee Brown is the author of numerous excellent books on Western American history, including his best-selling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (0-8050-6669-1)

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