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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 60 ratings
5 / 5
Desprs Assisting University of Miami in a 70 east , has lived part time to Florida for the majority of some years to mediate until I take exclusive devotion in a State of Sun in 2010.
IS that been want to for a lot of reasons (besides an obvious - a time), but has no known much more or less . It have seen Flagler name (as well as his assistant , Gentleman Krome is ) in of the a lot of streets , edifices and monuments , but has had any idea what the visionary industrialist was, or as it avenges in his fortune.
This book said the very required history of some of a history of Florida for some million and of the millions the refugees that movement here of a frigid, big-tax, been in northeastern has regulated. Fantastically it is writing , reads like the novel, but is very researched and relates the history to captivate.
IS also the lesson in a awesome pot of hurricanes for a neophyte this thinks or hinder 'walk one was'.
How One averts, is the soft memory that horrible the climatological cases have arrive very time in front of a term soyun-change of the climate done' has been included dreamed up
5 / 5
Fascinating, Historical counting again of Henry Flagler he these tez one 'in the foreign road' of Miami in Key West, and of a hurricane to estrago that was dry. Even more it is exciting if a reader has been in some modern roads and the bridges that through some Tones and has seen some amazing rests of a road beside a road. A history is almost unbelievable, in this Flagler has built this marvel of a world without essence or oil, but can of the steam used and uncomfortable heavy squad. He and his men have won numerous obstacles like marshes, hurriedly moving tidal common, yellow-fever, storms, challenges of engineering, and more. Of course, today, this would be one treats environmentally impossible . But in Flagler day, has been considered the soyiracle', or the madness, depends in the who or has asked. It IS an easy and hurriedly read, very written, included for the no-to write of to the the engineering likes him.
5 / 5
Although I have lived in of the years of a lot of Florida and has visited the majority of some historical places has associated with Flagler that is to say to speak in a book, a book gave me the trove of the information concealed has known any one and the situate cohesively each joint. I Liked him especially His of one issues a narrative has flowed: to start with of with the discussion of one 1935 hurricane in the daytime of work through some eyes of the who was there, then returning in timing to reveal Flagler principlesthrough his increase in Regular Oil and his projects in that at the end finished Florida in a Tone of Westerly Extension of a FECand of a discussion of a planning and build of an extension behind in a hurricane that destroyed it, and some consequences that directed in him resultant one in the foreign Road.

Costs to remark that this book has been published in 2001, so that has only comparisons of a 1935 storm in other anterior big storms in this date (notably Hurricane Andrew). Us All know that it have it more ravaging storms to paste some the USA of this date. I ask me if an author has does not have to never call to return in this book and of the updates some comparisons in any one of storms of thesis more recent.
5 / 5
I have read Last Train in Paradise so that I have been interested to know more in an author and his scripture. Any one has discovered only the very readable book for the talented writer, has learnt the enormous quantity quite Henry Flagler and his road in Key West. The majority entertains and educational. The Standiford won Me on in his first chapter where he the remarkable work to transmit an intensity, a panic, and a devastation of the hurricane. It returns in this scene in his conclusion. It enters he a history of the man that persisted against add odds and stay to ask me what propels men like Flagler, concealed had the all and is spent his years of finals that persecutes the passion to build something that unimaginable like Subjects of Florida of Easterly Coast? The dry has taken only a Kindle and has lost entered some pictures. I plan to buy another copy like the present.
5 / 5
Some fish of entertainment, if the history in some Tones of Florida interest you to you.

Of then on moved in Key West in 1972 has been fascinated by Henry Flagler is in the foreign Road. For the a lot of frequently travelled seasons some roadways and comprises of a road of old guide.

Opens That very that the infrastructure is abandoned and the parts are deteriorating, was the joy to find this book. Has enormous quantities of the detail and I have found I inspecting topographic maps of some tones to follow some of him.

Very written, those interests, thorough.
5 / 5
Only it returns 6 weeks to Florida and while in has seen he of Key west Henry Flagler flavours in a museum there and has wanted to to learn more quite lucido. This book is an interesting history of Florida and especially some Tones. We have been in a monument for some Victims of Hurricane of 1935 how this said me a complete history. Read that is to say wants to discover more in some principles of Florida and a snowbirds!
5 / 5
Description for J Matthews - April 30, 2018

What the real treats to discover what Flagler the function in history has to mark them with the oil Regulates has Sawed. And a road in Florida of Jacksonville in Key West. Once that has lived in Beach of Westerly Palm, has had an occasion to visit a Flagler the museum and I have found a Flagler the museum has been one of a more has not visited never in my lifetime. This book gives the view of eye of the bird in this subject of subject. It OPENS LLEGIR MORE IN THIS MAN And The PEOPLE And the CASES that SURROUNDS The MAN FLAGLER.
4 / 5
This book is the very written read of a history of a development of a Easterly Coast of Florida. For any one ,while I, that is to say Florida transplants, is an interesting coverage of a man known simply so Flagler. I precaution that is abhorred easily for technical descriptions that has abundance of this interior, but Gentleman Standiford done an interesting work to counter that with some very human histories of some men that has built a sleep that Flagler has had to to conquer a seaboard of Florida and link some Tones in a rest of a peninsula. In an end, the character of the prime mother and dashes Flagler Madness, but a history is nevertheless he gripping read valuable of the tale for the the one who is interested in history of Florida.
4 / 5
This was one that interests read. Flagler IS certainly the big name here Florida of of the one of the south. Some chronicles to reserve Flagler fights to build the line of road through some Tones of Florida and on in Key West. Battle through three hurricanes, battling marshes and illness, Flagler marvels of the company of the engineering has employed, building new bridges through an ocean of key in tune, only to have hundreds of the miles of the tones rasgaron up and buried by a relentless sea. My only critic was an organisation , like the reservation has begun has been to be quite Flagler a man, and moved hurriedly in some projects of road cual was on ones the fights. We never very taken to look in a man to learn more in his passion to finish, in front of his death, a line of guide in Key West.
5 / 5
This has surpassed my expectations and, when being transplant he in FLA, has revealed the plot in a formation of a state. Evocative Of a history of an edifice of a Transcontinental Road. Although Flagler had not decided to take on this 'also bridge far', his imprint was already in a breakout of Florida of the marsh in the viable and productive state. Dramatic history, very crafted. Recommended. (A big advance afterwards for Florida was a come of airs in the condition that leaves to be the state of 12 month in place of the eseasonal' be).
4 / 5
All the world knows a name 'Rockefeller'; it is synonymous with wealth and can. Less know a name 'John D. Rockefeller,' A nineteenth century paterfamilias of a clan, the one who is trace of a trader of dark grain to a boss of a powerful plus of American companies, Regular Oil (today Exxon Mobil). Less still know that although John D. Rockefeller Was a public face of Regular Oil, Rockefeller has had the partner the one who has maintained some books and has directed a backroom deals, and can, in fact, is more be manager partorisca the financial success of the oil Rule that Rockefeller he. This man has been Henry has appointed Morison Flagler, and his name is hardly the word of house, hardly still Florida Of the sud where the people have has listened at least a name.

For a time Flagler was fifty five, is one of some men some rich plus in a world. There is the reputation deserved like the cutthroat robber baron, and had been researched by Congress and denigrated in a press partorisca his avidity. Still, in fifty five, a trajectory of Henry Flagler the life has changed entirely. In a tentativa partorisca relieve the chronic asthma of his first woman, leave his sprawling Westchester County (NY), held, bizarrely has called Toe of bow,' and has come the St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city of Amsterdam, where a summer perpetuate of Florida has relieved his breathe. You are when Flagler has seen his first tree of palmera that a stoic the heart of the business tycoon has melted. You fall enamoured with Florida passionately, a way some men fall enamoured with women. It build the house in St. Augustine, has dipped the street, and has then built the hotel of centre partorisca his friends and associates like this also could enjoy Florida. Captivated For a field, Flagler has travelled down a cost until it finds that considers partorisca be paradise---and in his own private Xanadu this Kublai Khan the stately the dome to like has decreed.

That tame to like still stands. It calls Beach of Palmera, now one of some cities some rich plus in Amsterdam. And here also, Flagler has extended a street and has built the hotel of centre, some massive Breakers, still one of the majority of hotel partorisca impose of a nation.

Author His Standiford says that when Flagler has built Beach of the palmera also believes a structure of class of Florida, partorisca a camp of rough service of some workers that the palmera has built in fact the beach dips 500 course by means of Value of Lake, and more is resulted late known likes Beach of Palmera West. And until 2000, the beach of Palmera West was an exact opposite of glittering Beach of Palmera, he ramshackle city, hardly returned partorisca be some Chairs of County of a big and more rich plus that the 67 counties of Florida. In 2000, the Beach of jueza of venue of Palmera West, later known as 'Hangs it Chad,' has given a Presidential election to George W. Bush, the one who has rewarded Beach of Palmera West with the stock exchange of blank cheque of urban renewal. A shanties to the long of some clues of street are disappeared, and the city of tent tends, restaurants refinados, and venues to re-create substituted the, seemingly at night, in spite of the flailing economy and the estaca-9/11 numbness the one who unemployment persists. Now, Beach of Palmera West, this in spite of still a poorer report, has moved of a room in a toolshed to a pension. (Standiford The book is coming to the long of too prompt partorisca register this amazing transformation. A book also predates an edifice of a new Jewfish Bridge of Brook in 2008, the flyover to the equal that has left a zone around the partorisca be restored ecologically).

In that built the Xanadu, Flagler looked around partorisca more than worlds partorisca conquer. More than going West, goes To the sud, that gives the connection to drive the sleepy Strong Lauderdale. Further to one Of the sud, a enterprising the woman has appointed Julia Tuttle, the one who has possessed the majority of an earth around a estaca of old flange has appointed Strong Tiled, traded his earth the Flagler partorisca the line of drive and urban improvements. Some thankful citizens of Strong Tiled has sworn partorisca rename his tiny city 'Flagler' after his benefactor, but Flagler modestly has insisted that a city be appointed partorisca a local of native American tribe that'd lived to the long of his River of Miami of the namesake.

In that achieved the Miami, Flagler has seen any reason partorisca take edifice. In that then, a nineteenth late century, West Key, in faraway Island of Bone, was a main city in Florida, the odd outlier where smugglers, American Of the sud insurrectos in a lam, and the pirate cheek lived-for-jowl with costruttrici of cigarette, fishermen, artisans, and artists. And although the island of Bone dips roughly 125 miles by means of mostly the dotted open water for small points of chorals and aldeas for the strong and independent folk those who called Conchs (pronounced 'Konk'), Flagler drive partorisca armour plate imagined that jump in an ocean partorisca connect West Tone to a mainland.

Be the time of giant sleeps. In Big Bretagna, Ismay and Harland & Wolff was blueprinting the trio of ships partorisca call some 'Olympic,' 'Gigantic,' and 'Titanic.' A Canal of Panama was a-building, and Flagler imagined that Canal transshipments would use partorisca bustle West Key like his main port if the only elements could be moved easily on a line. The Habana, Also, could be linked west Key for the steamer to two daily times like them some the exotic tropical fruits of Cuba could be rid to drive to New York in 48 hours.

In a lot of ways, an edifice of Flagler invernadero by means of a sea like recounted here echoes David McCullough is A Street Among some Seas: A Creation of a Canal of Panama, 1870-1914. Both projects of construction have taken place almost simultaneously and faced alike hurdles. A lot a legislation-of-way partorisca Flagler the line of train has had to be painstakingly cut out of jungle of swamp of the mangrove and sawgrass wilderness, the Carboniferous world of Era that was teeming with billions malarial mosquitoes, scorpions, spiders of wolf, and natural gas spouts, punctuated for Mesozoic alligators of Era and snakes, the world where the man has not belonged and few men have had never ventured. Flagler surveyor, William Krome, was almost has lost to try map the street by means of mainland Monroe County (a main zone that Rhode Island with the population has numbered so only around one hundred included today). And same when the street has been found, an unexpected has maintained to spend (the surprise of Lake has been appointed for the very simple reason).

But where some constructors of a Canal of Panama has looked for to join two masses of water, some constructors of a street have looked for to join two organism of earth. A piece of Tones of Florida in the languorous arch southwestward out of a mainland. There are hundreds of Tones, a rest outcroppings of the long-extinct coral reef. A main arch is done on perhaps three islands of main bookmark, separated in the places for canals narrow enough to jump by means of, and in other places for empty to the equal that to to widths like him seven miles. Some Tones have almost any one sources of natural fresh water, some have been covered entirely in jungle, and another was practically deserts surrounded by the turquoise sea. All the supplies have had to be spent in stops drive and boat, and new bridgebuilding the technicians devised in a fly. Seven Bridge of One thousand is the marvel , partorisca in his midpoint an also could be in midocean; any earth is visible, except the tiny tone or two paralleling a street.

His Standiford, the author of Florida of any repute, manages his @@subject a lot in general, although LAST TRAIN To PARADISE is the escentro announced book, a class to reserve one finds classed down 'Local Interest' more than 'History,' the full book of small factoids in a text, like that Marathon, Florida has taken his name , or a fact that an old abbreviation for Florida, 'FLA' has been said to be an abbreviation partorisca 'Flagler' also, of a two was like this closely joined near. His Standiford one was-observation of note: Like a Canal, a lot some men those who has built a street was black , any Islanders or African-American. Standiford Marcos a commentary that a toil and the conditions of heat were surprisingly last in some descendants that'd be of the slaves, as to the immunity to rough conditions has to that somehow it has been genetic in these men. I displeased That I comment a lot. McCullough Raisin treats it well to time partorisca detail some daily working lives of some men, comprising his houses, lunches, and re-create. He like this fact Standiford, well down to an officially invisible floating bawdy houses that dips moored cost out of some Tones (and Panama, also, thus subject; it is quite probably that some of some same men have done both projects and has shared a company of some of some same ladies in both venues). While Standiford is David McCullough, he well quite describe some the brutal conditions drops that some men have done, and his triumphs and reverses.

The stops have had reverses. While a Canal of Panama there has been the massive swipe in a Yard of Snake that operates it the camp has swallowed plenary of integer of men, and has then required to duplicate a work to undermine was among some cadaveri of some miserable, a street has has faced hurricanes that has done one same, and has required one same reconstructing of a line under one same duress. Oddly Enough, some hurricanes of 1906 and 1908 has attacked so much a line in his point to progress further, launching supplies of edifice (and men) to an ocean and testing (and breaking) some describes so only under construction. Has has had to that a lot be substituted and reconstructed and stronger , but so that the time is spent, was time that is resulted an enemy adds, for one ageing and ailing Flagler wished to locate his drives to Tom West before it die.

Flagler Taken his desire in January of 1912, but his vision of West Tone like the port of the sud of the entity of Amsterdam there is not coming never true. Cellular And Discharges and especially New Orleans is resulted some utmost ports of one Of the sud Tier. West key, crammed to the his tiny isle, has had any place to grow. Like the result, Flagler Street of Cost Of is has not spent never one load can have, and has gone to receivership some years after his death in 1913. Still, it was the line of drives to populate for tourists that like this of the day of the winter, as it was said, could board a train in the snowbound New York and wake up in some tropics two days later with view of at all but blue heaven, white clouds, and he bluegreen the sea framed for trees of palmera.

This idyllic the adventure is remained available until Work day 1935, when one the majority of powerful hurricane never to paste the United States rasgaron by means of some Upper Half Tones that twenty of band of on 200 miles for now. A barometer has fallen like this down as and probably go down that . Residents of tones and visitatore unfortunate enough to be taken by a storm (which had not been forecast) has been murdered in some hundreds. The organism of residents has been found 40 miles of his houses, in that has been spent there in some winds. Twenty years later, three cars that belongs to the tourists time a lot disappeared has been digs with his skeletonized still inner occupants. A storm unleashed it tsunami estimated to has been anywhere of 20 feet to 40 feet in height that has washed was all a trackbed in some Half Tones and derailed some cars of a train of rescue has sent to save the one who could be except (the engine, weighing in up 300,000 pounds withstood a wall of water without toppling on).

A keening the winds have touched it tocsin for a FECRR. Without advantages to reconstruct, a street has sold his legislations to a State of Florida which has built one in the foreign Street west Key. Today, it is so only the little walk of hours among Beach of Palmera and West Key, although the cautious engine the one who maintains his eyes in a street loses a lot of a magnitude of a travesĂ­a. Built in of the places atop a line of drive and in his parallel places, one abroad the street spends for big a gallant ruins of 'Flagler' Madness,' the still stand as daring a human soul to envision an impossible and he real.
4 / 5
External of Florida of Henry Flagler is quite a anecdotal enciphers. Forgotten likes cofounder of Regular Oil, is a man the one who has done an East Cost of Florida to that is today. His short-the street has lived the west tone was a marvel of engineering, destroyed by prompt character in his brief life.
This book is view adds to a street as well as to some men those who built it.
4 / 5
This has surpassed my expectations and, when being transplants it to FLA, has developed to plot in a formation of a state. Reminiscent Of a history of an edifice of a Transcontinental Street. Although Flagler had not decided partorisca take on this 'bridge too far', sweats imprint was already in a breakout of Florida of the swamp to the feasible and productive state. Dramatic history, a lot of crafted. Recommended. (A prĂłjimo big breakthrough for Florida was a come of airs to condition that they leave it to be the state of 12 month in place of the eseasonal' state).
4 / 5
Although they are so only roughly 2/3 of a way by means of this book, is to good sure the winner for me. History of amour and streets and Street of Florida of East Cost, especially a Tone of West extension was one of some the majority of difficult streets to build in history. Henry Flagler was also it fascinating man. He almost so only-handedly opened an east cost of Florida for development and has founded a city of Miami.
5 / 5
Ossia it fascinating Book. As he 4th professor to note that teaches history of Florida, was the way adds to undermine bit it deeper and share excerpts my class. A class has taken note and has completed it Flagler the project with bus of model to use all the classes of the materials that comprises legos. They have built a tone of west extension, has aimed a Storm of a Century, and showed the one who Flager travelled to Strong Tiled (Miami). Rid adds!
5 / 5
This was an interesting bed. Flagler Is certainly the big name here Florida of the sud. Some chronicles to reserve Flagler fights to build the line of street by means of some Tones of Florida and in West Key. Struggling by means of three hurricanes, struggling swamps and illness, Flagler marvels of the company of engineering has employed, building new bridges by means of an ocean of key to the yours, so only to have hundreds of miles of the clues rasgadas on and sotterrati for a relentless sea. My only critique was an organisation , likes the reservation begun was to be roughly Flagler a man, and has moved quickly to a street projects how was on some the fights. We never really took to look inside a man to learn more in his passion to finalise, first of his death, a line to drive west Key.
4 / 5
In that that a walk of Miami to Tom West the pair of time, has been curious on some abandoned bridges that see all a way down some Tones. When Any one recommended this book of mine has been excited to learn like these bridges have taken there - which I - but has learnt to plot more also.

Henry Flagler, the one who has done his fortune like Rockefeller prompt partner in Regular Oil, is spent that fortune like pioneering developer of an East Cost of Florida. One of one the majority of fascinating the things learn in this book is so only the one who late in history of USA a development of Florida is coming roughly. Like this recently like @@@1890s, Miami was so only the small outpost called Strong Tiled this was reachable so only for the travesĂ­a of train, then boat, then horse-the transport has drawn. In a @@@1890s!

A same time, the west Key was one the majority of Florida of populous city with 20,000 inhabitants and the thriving economy. Flagler Imagined that the west Key would result one the majority of port of deep water of entity in an East Cost with a conclusion of a Canal of Panama and that his street would spend everything of this load in some the EUA continental. He never spent, and for a time contruction was halfway does Flagler has known was incredibly unlikely, but for that time was committed to estroll his own steel to Tom West before it die.'

All of that is part and container to this history of man against character in the way that so only can not spend in today was of the environmental awareness augmented (I supposition would not owe that block a flow of a Current of Gulf after all). In an end, everything is undone for a storm of the main gulf in the history has registered, a storm of Day of the Work of 1935.

One adds read for any defender of history or any the one who is interested in some Tones or Florida.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
A train west Key is the fascinating subject and 'Last Train to Paradise' is the highly readable account of his construction and destruction later. One same can be said of Henry Flagler impulses to develop Florida with his fortune of Regular Oil. I am pleased that has read a book.

But a writing looks rushed and has researched insufficiently. Some subjects, as some accounts of hurricane, a construction of some columns in an ocean, and a need for the special type of cimienta, is covered and king-covered, to a point that the reader could wish for more than tight modifying. Another, as some questions that buys a lot of-of-way by means of some islands, some decisions of alignment, a work-arounds required partorisca accommodate a construction of Lake of the Surprise, and a decision to deny dredging the permissions for some have proposed West Tones seaport, is presented and then forgotten. I know it it can be difficult to find quite a lot of information to answer all the questions and to sustain the level, the account has balanced. But it feels like an endeavour was particularly déficient thus book.

If, taste, knows of small or at all of a Tone of West street, ossia the fine place to start with . If calm already know a history and now is looking for the deep plus comprehension, would have to look elsewhere.
4 / 5
This book is like this interesting, much more that I thought it would be when I saw it in the first place. It says the fantastic history, that has not known for the fact was true, would have the hard time that believes it. Still although I have known to be to spend, still rooted for a train a whole time. I have learnt in fact some history of Florida also. If calm so only read a reservation in a street, the mark sure is this one. Now I want to drive down to some Tones and the see again!
4 / 5
After answering University of Miami in a 70 east , has lived part time to Florida partorisca the majority of some years partorisca mediate until I take devotion excluyente in a State of Sun in 2010.
Is the state which want to take a lot of reasons (in addition to the obvious - a time), but has known no a lot roughly . It have seen Flagler name (as well as his assistant , Gentleman Krome is ) in a lot of streets , edifices and monuments , but has had any idea the one who the visionary industrialist was, neither to the equal that avenges in his fortune.
This book has said the a lot of history required of some of a history of Florida partorisca some millions and of the million the refugees that movement here of a frigid, big-imposed, states in northeastern has regulated. Fantastically it is writing , law like the novel, but is very researched and relates the history partorisca captivate.
Is also the lesson in a awesome can of hurricanes partorisca a neophyte the one who thinks or is going to 'walk one was'.
Like an aside, is the sweet memory that horrific the climatological chances have arrive long first of a term soyun-transmission of climate ' has been included dreamed on
5 / 5
'A Last Train the Paradise' is the really good history pound roughly Henry Flagler, the one who has touched the enormous function in a development of Florida of modern day. A book combines the very good biography of Mister Flagler and his edifice of the street, mainly down an east cost of Florida, and then by means of some Tones of Florida. A continuous book in partorisca document a hurricane of 1935, this has destroyed a part of Tones of Florida of this street. It was really happy that was able to read this book and felt is fact very good. Like an amateur historian, the chair knows the just quantity of the history of Florida, but has learnt the treat well and really enjoyed this product.

Like the resident of Pennsylvania, now travesĂ­a in Florida partorisca brief visit, once the year in a winter. Mister Flagler Is an obviously remarkable character in Florida to this day. I have wanted always read his biography and of course, of his activities in Florida. This book has tried entirely satisfactory in both considerations.

How is common for me, has purchased a Kindle and accompanying audiobook, and read and has listened simultaneously. A audiobook is faithful to a Kindle and is roughly like this as well as it can be down some circumstances. This in spite of, in this ossia any fiction , a Kindle has photographs, and the bibliography that can not be reproduced in a audiobook. Have enjoyed both, but was so only to purchase one or another, would have chosen a Kindle.
4 / 5
Fascinating, Historical counting again of Henry Flagler operates it that it builds one 'abroad invernadero' of Miami west Key, and of a hurricane to devastate that it has dried it to it to him was. Even more it is exciting if a reader has been in some modern streets and the bridges that directs by means of some Tones and has seen some amazing rests of a street beside a street. A history is almost unbelievable, in this Flagler has built this marvel of a world without essence or oil, but can of the steam used and uncomfortable heavy crew. He and his men have won numerous obstacles like swamps, quickly moving tidal common, yellow-fever, storms, challenges of engineering, and more. Of course, today, this would be one extracted environmentally impossible . But in Flagler day, is considered the soyiracle', or the madness, of as that that one has asked. It is an easy and quickly read, very written, included for the no-to write of to engineering the taste.
4 / 5
Although I have lived in Florida a lot of years and has visited the majority of some historical places has associated with Flagler this is to speak in a book, a book gave he trove of information that has known no and dip the cohesively all near. It liked Especially of a way a narrative has flowed: to start with of with the discussion of one 1935 hurricane of Work day by means of some eyes that was there, then going back in timing to develop Flagler starts—by means of his increase in Regular Oil and his projects in Florida which finally finalised in a Tone of West Extension of a FEC—and of a discussion of a planning and building of an extension behind to a hurricane that destroyed it, and some consequences that has directed his resultant one in the foreign Street.

Costs to remark that this book has been published in 2001, so that has only comparisons of a 1935 storm to other big storms previously to this date (notably Hurricane Andrew). All know that it have it more devastating storms to paste some the USA of this date. I ask if an author has does not have to that never call to return to this book and update some comparisons to any of storms of thesis more recent.
4 / 5
Has bed Last Train to Paradise because I have been interested to learn more in an author and his writing. I have not discovered so only the a lot readable book for the talented writer, has learnt the enormous quantity roughly Henry Flagler and his street west Key. The majority that entertains and educational. His Standiford Won on in his first chapter where he the remarkable work to transmit an intensity, a panic, and a devastation of the hurricane. It returns to this scene in his conclusion. You go in there is a history of the man the one who has against persisted add odds and the other ask the one who propels to to men like Flagler, of those who had it all and is spent his final years that pursues the passion to build something like this unimaginable like Street of Florida of East Cost? I seat lame so only a Kindle and has lost is gone in some pictures. I plan to buy another copy like the present.
5 / 5
A fun read, if the history in some Tones of Florida interest you.

Never has moved of West Key in 1972 I has been fascinated for Henry Flagler is abroad has seen. For a lot it seasons I have travelled frequently a roadways and bridges of a street of drive old.

Now that a lot this infrastructure is abandoned and the parts are deteriorating, was the joy to find this book. Has enormous quantities of the detail and I have found I inspecting topographical maps of some tones to follow some of him.

Good writing, those interest, thorough.
4 / 5
Informs for J Matthews - April 30, 2018

The one who the real extracted to discover the one who Flagler the function in history has has had to that do with the oil Rule has Sawed. And a street to Florida of Jacksonville West Key. Once that has lived in Beach of Palmera West, has had an occasion to visit a Flagler the museum and I have found a Flagler Museum to has been one of a more has not visited never in mine lifetime. This book gives the view of eye of the bird in this subject @@@subject. NOW I WILL READ MORE IN THIS MAN And The PEOPLE And the CHANCES that SURROUNDS The MAN FLAGLER.
5 / 5
Has gone back so only 6 weeks to Florida and while in the west Key has seen Henry Flagler tries in a museum there and has wanted to learn more roughly lucido. This book is an interesting history of Florida and especially some Tones. I have been to a monument for some Victims of Hurricane of 1935 like this said a complete history. Read ossia wants to discover more on some starts of Florida and a snowbirds!
4 / 5
This book is the well writes read of a history of a development of an East Cost of Florida. For any ,likes I, the one who is Florida transplants, is an interesting coverage of a man known simply like this Flagler. The precaution that is bored easily for technical descriptions that there is abundance of the inner, but Gentleman Standiford done an interesting work to counter that with some very human histories of some men those who has built a sleep that Flagler has had to that conquer Florida coastline and link some Tones to a rest of a peninsula. In an end, Character of First Mother and dashes Flagler Madness, but a history is this in spite of him gripping lovely reading of the history so that they are interested in history of Florida.
4 / 5
The history of street is always to interest to this defender of drives. This in spite of historical, law like this it thriller of fiction. A hero wins a villain. It excepts, In this chance a villain is not the person. The times and some tropics result Flagler enemy. In his was, any the one who has built the street has been considered the 'robber baron'. Flagler Wes Certainly the no. Is the humanitarian and he visionary and Standiford the clearly acted writing that has been.
4 / 5
Well, I have to say that I am enjoying this book immensely. They are so only roughly 3/4 of a way by means of him. They are the new resident of Floriday, as while a lot like some habladurĂ­as partorisca reserve roughly is familiarised, has the new recognition partorisca each of these places and to the equal that is coming partorisca be. Henry Flagler was an amazing man. It was incredibly rich but has had the real recognition partorisca some people those who has done partorisca he. It knows that it was request partorisca do an impossible. Inspire his loyalty and tenacity partorisca insist on treating them like this quite like this possible, creating like this comfortable living neighbourhoods like possibe and doing sure that his other consolations have been fulfilled like this more to the equal that can. I never @@give that responsible is for everything of some cities in an east cost of Florida. Any Miami of only build but was there to ensure that his weathered situations that would have undone a whole city. This book gives the realistic view of both a man Flagler and an old uninhabitated regions of Florida, that all know and amour now. You recommend this book.
5 / 5
An author the work adds to describe Henry Flagler tenacity to take a street west Key. It was on against according to insuperable look odds, but with a determination of his engineers, sustains, financially, this impossible task; rain, storms, and mosquitoes, could not taking. Any until 21years after his death, when one 1935 hurricane with 200 one thousand for the paste of now some Tones of Florida, could a full impact of his endeavours be appreciated. I add Read!!!
4 / 5
Has loved this book. Alive Florida and take to some Tones each pair of years. This has meant that has had some points of reference. They are also state by means of the pair of Cat 3 hurricanes. Again, I comprise some of the like a book has described.

A thing that has has wanted to more was that it describes the time when the people have has built things. Enormous things. Maintaining Applications of build.

Has appreciated also a fact a government was bribed like this then how is now.

His Standiford Is the wonderful storyteller. All the world-wide the one who the lives in Florida would have to read this book. I am not sure that can mean it to the external people of Florida this in spite of.
4 / 5
This book was very interesting. It have listened of Flagler, of course, but east rid points a man that has been he has had any idea marries three times and all a trick that surrounds a half and a last. As I have said in a title this coaches really delays down in an end.
4 / 5
This book is like this the history of a development of an oriental seaboard of FL like chronological history of some Tones of Florida' invernadero. An author there have been riveted my chair immediately, with Earnest Hemingway and a hurricane to approach in a start of a book. I have not had to any idea likes the attractive this history to Henry Flagler and a street west Key. This book pulled me while I have had to undermine on my atlas the zoom in the FL tones and be still in detail so only where Flagler was! Some history also, as it say in a landscape that surrounds a first big hotel in St. Augustine. Fascinating! This to good sure is that it remains in mine Kindle and will be reread again. Way too much material well to think has agreed the all a first time around!
4 / 5
Has had plans to travel West Key for a first time and I stumbled in this like this decided book to read for advanced. You are the very interesting and exciting read and a history of Florida surprised. A writing, as with a lot of histories, is not a More adds them but a history is there and is transfers for like this quickly like the a lot of hurricanes there is remarked. My woman read it with which ours travesĂ­a and she also found the thrilling and there is enjoyed an information on some plant arrived to see. If you are familiarised with Florida at all, ossia the must read for all a cost of is the history involved of Jacksonville to Tom West
4 / 5
I recently cycled (in the bicycle) of Miami west Key for the fundraiser. I have seen this book in the tent in West Tone and has has had to that the have. It is SUCH one amazing piece to write. Tongue roughly each one that like this of some Tones and gives the sum of historical perspective. I have loved each page of him. They are by train of the bed While my students read his books in class. It plans on leaving it to them when I am done.
4 / 5
If you have not driven never one in the foreign Street to Tom West or feign to, read this account of Flagler invernadero of the his inception to an end of his use. Not drying history, written with clave and emotion. It has given the few copies of this book to friends too many those who go to be that they drive that famous street. Highly, highly recommended!
4 / 5
These starts of book were with the bang... In a midst of one devastating 1935 Hurricane in some Tones of Florida. Then I take behind to a prompt 1900 is to a planning and eventual conclusion of the as any one would call ' Flagler' Madness' - in current of island isolates it in some Tones of Florida by means of open ocean, the fulfilled intimidating at the same time. Flagler Was the man driven by his desire to have his project of the legacy completed first of his construction when it was already the quite old man. A cost in both financially and in dead person and human suffering in a course of a construction underlines a prize paid for such endeavours. I read it before recognition and the plan of the Tone to reread it now that are to return. Informative and enjoyable.
5 / 5
There be enjoyed to read in this man the one who was a partner of entity the Rockefeller and has established a lot of some cities of entities in Florida. It is like this fascinating to see like plant his heart and head to that builds the street the KeyWest in spite of a odds and seeing some difficulties have found. I have not had any idea of all this transpired and like the enormous storm, perhaps a hurricane more adds to never paste this country has dried his sleep is gone in of the just hours. A history of determination and ingenuity as well as the toil and the tonnes of money have required to do a pocola impossible raisin. Reading very good.
5 / 5
It can not dip this book down. If any alone project or the history embodies an American alcohol, ossia. Ossia For real exceptional writing, packed with enthralling detail and absentee of any excessive speculation. An add read !
5 / 5
Like the resident of a Cost of Gulf of Florida partorisca a past 17 years, there has not been a lot of writing to Flagler accomplishments. But I have listened of his edifice accomplishments and has wanted to read this book. Like this HAPPY I DID. It is good writing and always in interesting. Highly it recommends this book.
5 / 5
There be enjoyed to read roughly Gentleman Flagler determination to extend his street west Key. Some histories of two hurricanes were incredible. I am spent 15 years in a N.C. External banks and remained by means of the each hurricane, but at all there is matched some descriptions of a storm in 1935. It recommends this book to any the one who bolt for a sea in the island of barrier, or in some tones. Beware.
5 / 5
The one who the travesĂ­a has taken with Henry was the first pleasure of class! Has the much better comprising of a state in that I at present am travelling and reason there are so many mosquitos. They do not have prendido Henry, as it can have him has left dulcemente me down?
4 / 5
Wonderful history in Flagler he visionary for his time. I have learnt to plot in an edifice of a street and all this involved in this macizo down taking in West Key.
4 / 5
This was the good history in a question that builds a street but any a lot of detail in Flagler he or a quality of some build of hotel or a golf run. This was really in a street and a lot he a one that goes West Key.
5 / 5
This book has been recommended previously to the travesĂ­a planned west Key. I bought it and has has learnt things in my travesĂ­a that would not have known never has has had to that no for the bed . It is the very interesting and easy bed says almost in a form of the biography of part of Henry Flagler life.

Before reading this book has not been known mine although a lot of some companies and the people was in the society was.

A history in this book is that of an edifice of the street has built to connect some tones in Florida to a mainland. A vision and a tenacity of Flagler is obvious during a book. You are an astute business man this in spite of looked to have empathy for his employees and for an earth that avenges to want to and does like this money of.

Be an engineering fete concealed has not gone included contemplated in a prompt @@@1900s when you begin it. A tragedy in an end when it was dried is gone in the hurricane is palpable to the equal that has read this book.
4 / 5
Ten years ago, when I have visited Beach of Palmera, Florida, there is remarked to the plot of places has appointed with which any one has called Flagler. At the same time I have not had any idea the one who this person was, or reason all in a zone has looked has directed his, but after reading this book, comprises. It is quite clear that, without Henry Flagler vision, and money, Florida today could be a totally different place. This man, almost singlehandedly, has changed Florida of the heat, sleepy zone to the mecca for tourists. His edifice of hotel of luxury, Street of Florida of East Cost, and later a Tone of West Expansion, have given our modern state. This history extremely is that it interests, and found that a lot-written. It says that something has known no before, and ossia always of entity of mine when I have read very a lot of-work of fiction. It is the history of idea, fight, definite success, and subsequent destruction for some forces of an almighty natural storm. To to Men likes him to him Henry Flagler does not walk among knots much longer, and perhaps is all a poor plus for that.
5 / 5
Has travelled of Homestead to Tom West several times and has seen some rests of 'Flagler' Madness'. That an amazing task and the one who the good history.
5 / 5
Has to that read this book. Especially alive in Florida or plan to go to some tones. It is like this intriguing. I confess that I so only skimmed the when it take to sure technicalities of an edifice of a bridge but a history otherwise is riveting. That the add visionary! Henry Flagler redeemed he the time of hundred on and when you look on investigation further in his participation with a company of oil, was disheartened in that little was recognised.... A book is fascinating---and can go in youtube and find bit of history there that supplements amiably (any officially---the he for my account so only for fun).
5 / 5
I have enjoyed this look in history. Gentleman Standiford has directed partorisca follow Flagler life, and an edifice complicated of a street west Key, while he a history that interest. A same time, objective Flagler in the positive light, something concealed is not always easy to do with a billionaires of a 19th century.
5 / 5
Interesting book with a lot of details roughly construction of street in of the Tones of Florida. It is history of part of Florida, manual of construction and the thriller that has learnt the plot in the very interesting and little prominent business man known.
5 / 5
Likes -you the history of Florida, reading in trains, contractors, or the old histories in east of West Tones is a book partorisca you. A joy partorisca read and calm can go back and spend for all some bookmarks/marcadors of thousands and visit all some plant written in
4 / 5
like this but also like me the history and the trains. Fascinating Look To as the development done during a start of a last century. I have loved some histories lateralmente on some people of West Tones and some workers those who has been drawn there. I have been interested to learn like the deals have been done and like the cities are remained is gone in some colds if it has not had the stop in or near him. A lot a same way a lot of city and the dry and dead communities when a interstate has been built.
5 / 5
Very read, especially yes has driven down West Key. The information detailed in a narrative, but any to a point of distraction.
4 / 5
Interesting book roughly Henry Flagler the one who has funded the street to the long of an East cost of Florida, and then in West Key in a prompt @@@1900s. Often remarked like this so only to a Canal of Panama like the project of edifice in a zone, this ' see ' by means of an ocean' has taken seven years and at least $ 20,000, of Flagler first money to be completed in 1912. Unfortunately, you are destroyed in 1935 for a Hurricane of Day of the Work.
5 / 5
Could do not finalising, too much detail, especially in an edifice of a phase of clue - west Key. So that they are in an end of a spectre in liking the plot of detail and investigation, this will be the good book . I so only dulcemente boring and leave 36 to a book.
5 / 5
Last Train the Paradise was the add read and dress it welcome to the gargantuan endeavour for some a lot of thousands to build the street west Key. So only a tenacious Henry Flagler could have tried that is to be create and then lost to a awesome powers of character.
5 / 5
One a lot detailed and the history has said well of one of some catastrophes more are the paste Florida Of the sud in a 1930 east. I have wanted to you love/ it That.
5 / 5
Enthralling. Hard to imagine a walk, the industry and the devotion directed in an edifice of a project. Harder to comprehend a cost, a deprivation, and a tragedy that have dissuaded the less committed leader. This fast paced the narrative dips the faces in a nomination which are like this generally associated with some places and infrastructure of Florida of the sud. A book also, incidentally, adapted of a vulnerability of some residents of some tones and one link maintained that community has with some vital services now took partorisca has admitted a 21st century.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 57 ratings
4 / 5
If I take properly, when a book was first published, Ambrose is going to rack and ruin some critic for an alleged plagiarization of some of some steps in this book. For this reason, rebuffed to buy he for the long time. Although already have very other books in an edifice of a premier transcontinental road, at the end has bought the only to see Ambrose has had anything new or additional to say in RR. In fact it marks. Some information that the earliest authors had offered or incompletely or erroneously, Ambrose has taken well. If had any plagiarizing, is pardoned.
IS the sake has read.
5 / 5
This book reads very cual the novella. Had wheeler-trafficker and there was visionaries. Even Abraham Lincoln has been involved! I me give only what big the roads he transcontinental the road was, and some a lot of roads he hurriedly-routed a development of America. Also, have known that the mine adds it the grandfather adds, the Mormon converts of Sweden this has moved his familiar in America to join Brigham Young in Utah, has been murdered in the downfall while law in a road in the place Weber nicknamed Canyon. It opens to Know that it was THAT it issues, and that Weber Cany was the part a lot of entity and difficult of the very difficult endeavour.
5 / 5
Five stars say I 'has wanted to' he, and that it is to a large extent true. Frankly, I am the train -lover that has visited included a fabled place of Promontory, and enjoyed Ambrose consistently is engaging storytelling. This has not been an easy project for any writer, but Ambrose skillfully said a history of the be of the road has built literally final in some means, without a reader that loses the sense of time and place.
Describes more concealed that builds the road; peel behind some cloaks of social, corporate and political intrigue that shaped the project what big like Tran-Continental Road. That exposure some of our nation often is inspiring but also ugly history: a greed and manipulation, an a lot of-controls-competition of sweeps, a smoke-roads of the room filled and clothes, and an ugly racism that Chinese used (and another) hard-working like the parts approach an only use of the machine of edifice and shamelessly has pressed native villages out of a road. That is to say it splits of the ours a-sanitized history like the nation, and merits to be exposed in a light in the daytime.
Still, is to add it read. The May Have me abhorred. And I trains of still amour.
5 / 5
These covers to reserve ALL The APPEARANCES of a history that surrounds a transcontinental subjects, with a detail of the newspaper. A reader takes an intimate to listen for an entrance of a Big Four men that was instrumental in taking he in realisation, as well as the information detailed in some fights of men like Theodore Judah, this has done passionately in this project before a Big Four took on. It IS the piece of American history that has changed a future of this country for ever. To good sure estimates a read!
5 / 5
That is to say the glorious book for one consummates historian storyteller Stephen Ambrose. It IS easy to forget now what the monumental task was to build the road of a midwest to California during 1860 east. To to Sean almost likes him tries to pose of the man in a moon was the century later. A book is very easy to read, and will fill calm with awe, particularly yes never take it casualidad to locate California Zephyr through some mountains of Nevada of the Saw, through a desert and in some hundreds of miles of terrain blended that has had to the when the be has crossed. A feat and a book are absolutely first tax.
4 / 5
Very very written, likes him each of Gentleman Ambrose reservation. See California and could not expect for a next time and was in a Raisin on I-80 to see some places of this remarkable history. Quan Was in some locate a next time, decree in some of some locations have mentioned in a book and has been rewarded with utmost museums, monuments and bookmarks/marcadors historical of some cases and the frames have related here. Read this book wants a whole history in a volume.
5 / 5
'In him At all it likes him his Of him In a World-wide', the book for Stephen And. Ambrose, IS the history of roads us United States but he are much more. It paves A road for an enormous comprise of how the United States have grown after a Civil War. It IS the soyust has' for any give support in EUA and history of road.
3 / 5
The prologue and 1 chapter fascinated and informative. After a history resulted the small slow and tedious for me. I have begun skipping chapters.
5 / 5
When being the Engineer of the locomotive has taking, found me when being educated in a road this country has built in this way accepted of transport, which are so very used to this date. A backdoor treats that left wing for payment, a thought out of a box to hire people that could and back this new wave of transport, and a class of traffics of back earth, which are devious to say a less, has been required to complete some utmost endeavours that is done by a CP and Until complete an orderly task for President Lincoln.
Has appreciated truly the endeavours to do of an author a history comes of the lives, like the constructors have the data lean the build of utmost obstacles. Transporting, ridding, and continuing such exceptionally challenge. Because of his persistence, today can enjoy the trip through timing and appreciate the very done work took this country in resultant the world-wide power, in a movement of passengers, and sakes.
3 / 5
I am slogging through him but he do not have some histories have expected in him.
4 / 5
'To At all it likes In of a World-wide', the book for Stephen And. Ambrose, Is the history of streets United States but is much more. It paves A way partorisca an enormous comprising of as the United States have grown after a Civil War. It is the soyust has' partorisca any interested in EUA and history of street.
4 / 5
The prologue and 1st understand were fascinating and informative. After a history is resulted the little slow and tedious partorisca me. I have begun skipping chapters.
5 / 5
Steven Ambrose like the historian was the national property . A bit too detail of some financial details was although they are an accountant . It wins more detail in a process of real edifice. Neither like this as well as his book roughly Lewis and Clark, but the very good book. Partorisca Historical a lot of this would be his better book .
5 / 5
When being the Engineer of Locomotive takes, found me when be educated in a way this country has built in this way accepted of transport, which is like this very used to this date. A backdoor extracted to the equal that has left partorisca payment, a thought out of a box partorisca assume people those who could build and sustain this new wave of transport, and a class of rear earth dealings, which are devious partorisca say a less, has been required partorisca complete some endeavours add that it is done by a CP and Until complete an orderly task for President Lincoln.
Has appreciated for real the endeavours partorisca do of an author a history come alive, like the constructors have the data endures build of utmost obstacles. Transporting, ridding, and continuing such exceptionally challenge. Because of his persistence, today can enjoy the travesĂ­a by means of time and appreciate the fact of good work in assisting this country in resultant the world-wide power, in a movement of passengers, and sakes.
5 / 5
Are slogging by means of him but does not have some histories have expected in him.
4 / 5
Excellent book. Thoroughly It enjoy It it read the. Launched of a lot of characters, sometimes hard to maintain directly, but a lot informative. Disheartening To learn this politics has touched such the function in the early history of our country, but finally a work has been done. Learnt the plot and has been entertained a same time.
5 / 5
In general ossia an interesting history and very researched of an edifice of some streets to one west. In time, looks to take the little bogged down in minutiae, but some histories of some workers and the principles is very said and interesting. No like this well like some of Ambrose is another work.
4 / 5
A history of a Transcontinental the street has been joined up for several social mythologies for like this long that is to tend to be seen like an example to Manifest Destiny, and consistently some details have been glossed on for anxious writers to underline a vibrancy of late-19th-Century American expansionism. Stephen Ambrose, this in spite of, has done clearly his investigation, to take to some facts of a subject. It speaks a factual financial and shady treating this paid for a street, some difficulties to find the street and in fact building a trackways, some relative heroes and relative villains, some workers, and other facets of a street this is to result immutable parts of an American perspective.
Besides, a narrative is easy to read. It is surprising, reason a book is like this densely packed with information, to @give so only that that writes well is.
Is an interesting, any-mythologized developer of dress of street and downturn which, to reflection, underlines parallels with current street woes.
Well a bed.
5 / 5
Gentleman Ambrose writes the quite factual account of an edifice of a prime minister transcontinental street in some the EUA. His writing is sincere and is the small 'dry' in something but altogether this book is an interesting bed. This book is one of his minors of the known works, probably reasons so only appeal to historians and buses buffs. I bought it reason are the train buff and has not had an authoritative book in this subject. It is the keeper, in my opinion.
5 / 5
This book was economic but still a description would owe that it has said that this book is in terrible condition! It looks the rodent chewed in a corner of a coverage of hard book and some pages. Foul! :( Any sure has the orderly has had I known concealed. Something creepy in that.... Never seen to the to anything likes.
4 / 5
No like this involving likes author Undaunted Value, but a book has opened my eyes to a glorious endeavour have required partorisca build a transcontinental has seen as well as a frame dipped peels each company of street partorisca future American mega-companies. A book resupplies idea to the vision of Abraham Lincoln partorisca the street to a Pacific, a enormity of capital and the work has required partorisca build a street, a flawless timing in history of EUA partorisca he partorisca spend, a loss of life has suffered, and a tenacity and fortitude of characters like this coloreados pulled it was. Each American would owe that learn something of a transcontinental the place of the street in history of EUA and one West and this book is the good place partorisca the do .
5 / 5
A wonderful historian that says the wonderful American history so much the spent with a Compraventa of Louisiana is still pertinent today and is a book that the surprise is not fearful of the verify was can be the bit dulcemente the time but a narrative is a lot obliging
4 / 5
has loved this book so that there is structured the cross-travesĂ­as-of country of Sacrament the Omaha, so only to follow a street and see some visas. And seen astounding was! Stephen Ambrose was the fantastic writer, and could do a lot of @@@subject interesting. A Transcontinental the street has changed One West, has changed the United States, and for like this, has changed a world. Highly it recommends this book. I have purchased and the data was three of these after reading it I.
4 / 5
Stephen Ambrose is the writer adds and ossia one of my books of favourite history. Emotion to drive to the long of I-80 returning house of Yellowstone to a midwest and see a street of train (describes in a book) and know some histories of like this was built. A transcontinental the street was the enormous task and required very significant accomplishments to achieve. A vision was an easy part . As to link Amsterdam for cutting some 6 months of time of travesĂ­a among an East and West cost to something reasonable (are days when a street was complete).

Some chronicles to reserve some a lot of appearances to complete a herculean fulfilled. Politician and funding some companies of street to build a transcontinental has seen. Finding/discovered of the street (that I-80 now follows). Methods to the tunnel by means of a Invernadero and of the Rocky Mountains. Vast numbers of people and his provisions. Crew and city in of the far places. It was the race of engines of enormous iron, without line of concrete arrival.
5 / 5
Professor Ambrose comes on very short here. His subject, an edifice of a first modern transport and link comunicacionales among some oriental states solved and a unsettled the western territories could be like this obliging so it was the travesĂ­a of Lewis and Clark to a stranger like this well has spent is gone in his justly has acclaimed "Undaunted Value".
In an inaugural sentence in his acknowledgements frankly declares that when his editor has suggested to write the book in a transcontinental doubts of street. Thoughout This reserves one taking that sence of hesitency. He never really seams still bring together some varied appearances of this remarkable task; instead they look quite disparate and the sound that writes quite hasty. A technician has used in a past, specifically quoting of those in of the trenches and ignored to all the readers of history to spend bolt the time and the feeling, fails a lot here. In timing a book spends out of the wonderderful feeling of awe in a part of a reader but, enough unfortunately, a monotony of his called narrative to question his desire to write this book and the capacity to control of his editor a flowery prose riddled with cliche in a part of the writer of entity of american history.
Has been the enormous defender of Ambrose in a past and undoubtedly read his future works. I am asked often as it can be like this prolific some same time rid such the well has thought was and time of the product researched and again. Felizmente This book is an exception his consistancy.
Some doubts of next time roughly writing in the subject particular, wait that goes with his visceral feel more than feeling a need to dip was some law concealed is neither until his regulate neither some levels his readers have come to expect of him.
5 / 5
This was an easy bed and has corrected the plot of a inaccuracies in a Hell of show in of the Wheels. Of then alive hover a lot of some original notes were amused to have the little more history to go with them.
5 / 5
There is enjoyed really a book. A bit I last to maintain clue of all that goes in and maintain all a progress in mandate. I have bought a hardback version. It would have liked him to comprise:

1. A timeline map so that it can revise/compare text as you have read to some real dates of accidents and conclusion to progress like this ON movements by means of a country. This would do it easier that follow.

2. Creation of better photograph of the players of entities has involved.

3. Drawings or photos of concrete crew that is to be draw and used thus monumental project.

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4 / 5
An author is the historical history end teller. It is it adds read this resupplies the animate view to a time, some men those who has built a transcontinental has seen, an importance of a tarpaulin and some the enormous challenges have won. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
These books have done a historical chance that imports to the rasgando yarn. You are the pleasure to read and has learnt the plot in a process to build the transcontinental has seen. If it likes-you the hell in of the Wheels then these helps of pound some connections. More now I have more respect for my altarpiece of garden.
5 / 5
An interesting, accounts some educational of like this some drive, some coaches that traversed his and some men those who built has changed a world.
5 / 5
This book reads very as the novel. Had wheeler-trafficante and there was visionaries. Even Abraham Lincoln has been involved! I me @give so only that big treat it the transcontinental the street was, and some the a lot of ways has sent quickly a development of Amsterdam. Also, I have known that the mine adds it the grandfather adds, he Mormon convert of Svezia the one who has moved his familiar in Amsterdam partorisca join Brigham Young in Utah, has been murdered in striking while doing in “a street” in the place has called Weber Canyon. Now I know that it was THAT it see, and that Weber Canyon was the part a lot of entity and difficult of the very difficult endeavour.
4 / 5
Five stars have said I 'has wanted to' , and concealed is to a large extent true. Frankly, they are the train -lover the one who has has visited included a fabled put of Promontory, and there is enjoyed Ambrose consistently is involving storytelling. This has not been an easy project partorisca any writer, but Ambrose skillfully has said a history of the be of the street has built literally final to a half, without a reader that loses the sense of time and place.
Describes more than building the street; for the behind some discharges of social, corporate and political intrigue that shaped the project like big likes Trans-Continental Street. Quell'Exposure some of our nation often is inspiring but also ugly history: an avidity and manipulation, a no-controls-competition of sweep, a smoke-deals of the room fill and flies, and an ugly racism that Chinese used (and another) worker likes near-disposable parts of the car of edifice and shamelessly has pressed native villages out of a way. Ossia Splits of the ours a-sanitized history like the nation, and merit partorisca be exposed to a light of day.
Still, is to add it has read. Never I bored me. And I still amour trains.
4 / 5
Himself Take correctly, when a book was first published, Ambrose is throwing to lose some critic partorisca an annex plagiarization of some of some passages in this book. For this reason, has refused to buy he partorisca the long time. Although I already have very other books in a construction of a prime minister transcontinental street, bought it finally so only partorisca see Ambrose has had anything new or additional to say in RR. In fact expensive . Some information that the earliest authors had offered neither incompletely or erroneously, Ambrose has taken well. If it has had a lot of plagiarizing, is forgiven.
Is the good bed.
5 / 5
Ossia The a lot informative book in several levels. In the first place, an origin of RR and a street takes. In the Then have the sure details that they have to do with one (messy) finances of this massive adventure. Also we learn some utmost questions that they have to do with manpower, and how has been solved. In a start Ambrose informs that among Omaha and Sacrament, Interstate 80 is seldom far of a street of original street. They are of then spent to be travelling of Michigan the Oregon to the equal that finalise a book, ossia a street has taken. For any interested in in fact visiting roughly of RR places, this pound can be the gain guidebook but, of course, concealed is not his true purpose. My recognition to Give Summit (in Lincoln Subject, any I-80) has been enriched to know looked in some naves of concrete snow in a side of the sud to Give Lake, as described in a book. Ambrose Has said the sum of historical history in this book and has left this reader with the desire to learn more in a subject.
5 / 5
This book covers ALL The APPEARANCES of a history that surrounds a transcontinental has seen, with a detail of the newspaper. A reader takes an intimate to feel for an entrance of a Big Four men those who was instrumental in the spend the fruition, as well as the information detailed in some fights of men likes him Theodore Judah, the one who has done passionately in this first project of a Big Four there is taken on. It is the piece of American history that has changed a future of this country for ever. To good sure value a bed!
5 / 5
Ossia The glorious book for one consummates historical storyteller Stephen Ambrose. It is easy to forget now the one who the monumental task is to build the street of a midwest to California during 1860 east. To to Sean almost likes to try dip the man in a moon was the century later. A book is very easy to read, and will fill calm with awe, particularly yes does not take never he casualidad to locate California Zephyr by means of some mountains of Nevada of has seen it, by means of a desert and on some hundreds of miles of mixed terrain this has had to be crossed. A feat and a book are absolutely first prices.
4 / 5
Ossia My third read of a book. It is the good layman drives to an edifice of a transcontinental has seen, which in fact has not been the transcontinental has seen. Run essentially of Omaha the Sacrament. But that a heck, reason left the pocolos geographic facts stand in a way of the good history.

Stephen Ambrose is or was the good historian. It knows like this to say a history in the way that a half reader could comprise. Equally of entity, knows any one the fat he up with of the like this done that the common of the people would not agree never.

BTW, A prime minister for real transcontinental the street in north Amsterdam was a Canadian Pacific or at least almost. A prime minister transcontinental the street probably was a street that is to be build by means of an Isthmus of Panama.
5 / 5
Really very written, likes everything of Gentleman Ambrose books. Alive California and could not expect for a next time has been them on One Spends on I-80 to see some places of this remarkable history. When I Have been on some mountains a next time, there is prendido in some of some locations have mentioned in a book and has been rewarded with utmost museums, monuments and bookmarks/marcadors historical of some chances and diving chronicled here. Read this book loves a whole history in a volume.
5 / 5
Stephen Ambrose is an incredible writer and he really ameno live a history of a Civil War and an edifice of a street. His investigation was exhaustive, and his fashion to write is such that does to seat likes is reliving history!! Awesome Book in a development of a system of street, particularly a transcontinental street United States. One has to that read for enthusiasts of train and for history buffs, or was of reconstruction/of civil war buffs.
4 / 5
Ambrose The work adds to explain a motivation and difficulty in building the transcontinental has seen. It is headed during a civil war and has built totally manually, comprising some tunnels that has been undermined by means of mountains of granite. First of a street, taking to a west cost has taken the averages the year for earth and 6 month for mar. A big plus that treats of life.
5 / 5
Ambrose Is the wonderful author, and door this moment in history the life. Highly I recommend it.
5 / 5
Writing very good. Resisted my attention, and an edifice of Amsterdam without a Chinese and Irish would not have spent. If the American history is your thing Stephen Ambrose nailed it. A politics, corruption, and money partorisca join Amsterdam, well that has surprised likes anything has been fulfilled this in spite of like this are. A well there is rounded read.
4 / 5
Are not in a habit of denigrating books that so that another has critiqued before -- still like this this one has some glaring failures that has not seen mentioned by another reviewers. Specifically:

A subject of cries of history of the construction of street was partorisca comprehensible, the maps detailed , attentive, both current and historical, partorisca illustrate a geography and cultural characteristics of a landscape by means of those some streets have been built. A paltry few maps have comprised in this book is crudely drawn, with few marked elevations and no more than the dozen or so that the place appoints each one that that. Entirely neglected in some maps are hundreds of locations and characteristic of terrain critically of entity to this history of epic. Although some streets of the rivers of entities are quite attentively located, rests to ask in a measure and of the names of the majority of them.

A lot of personal meetings (Abraham to involve Lincoln especially) is described complete with random chitchat, behavioural mannerisms, and included some thoughts of some participants -- as if these details could be known included to other living at the same time, much less the writing of historical more than years of hundred later. A technician to imagine and fabricating details of chances, unless attentively recognised (as in Safire 'Liberties' brilliant), belonging in of the historical novels, no in the conscientious history. It launches doubt in a rest of a work, documented or no, because tip an author has inserted his own speculations and of the suppositions among a confirmable done.

Finally, some the journalistic deceptions in this book represent the veritable catalogue of errors a lot self-respecting the writer has to that avert. They comprise a duplication of information and chaotic meandering in time and place that a lot another there is remarked in detail. Poor elections of wording and the vocabulary is legion , to a point that is hard to believe a manuscript has experienced any critic that modifies. Also ailing to a reader is crowds of obvious typographical errors.

If a property of Gentleman Ambrose would leave it, some editors of this book could do his faithful readers, and a railroading enthusiastic of a world, the service adds to issue the second edition with an organisation has improved, the errors have corrected, and the better maps have added. A result could be much more readable Bathes it massively take in a subject same.
4 / 5
There is not reading never anything for Stephen Ambrose until now, but with his reputation was anxious to read this account to build a transcontinental has seen. It packs Some pages with background facts along, joins it to another history of a time, and then to do sure calm does not forget them , repeats them countless time, understand with which understand, excepts typically with nuances of difference. A result of final is is not never really sure that it is attentive. So only like a saying 'a man with one looks knows that the time is; the man with two is not never really sure.'

The truth is, has discounted another reviewer the here has based commentaries in Ambrose notoriety. But a reality is after slogging by means of 12 chapters, will maintain to go for a six more to complete a history.

This has said, here is a real takeaway. A book has 17 chapters and an epilogue. Each one that like this of them there are multiple sections. Each section looks for to be writing like him standalone accounts of some appearance to build a transcontinental street. But(!!!)...Person, any editor, any editor, not even a do one a lot to give them a luxury of any continuity to flow neither anything to cross out of factoids already said long on. It says it once or two times and probably will agree it. He dictate it five or ten are have confused with the frequent sense to leave seen. Frankly ossia both nettling and abusing. And it is the shame , reason has extracted adds facts and histories lateralmente interesting. But organisation of a manuscript sadly is being missing of. With just the little of this organisation and modifying, this otherwise has been the book adds.

But, taste to him has said, will go advance and finalise it.
5 / 5
My husband loves this book. All precise knows on some streets. It is by train of the bed The second time, of then read the the few years does.
5 / 5
Historical of celebrity, Stephen Ambrose, was already very known when it write, to At all likes in a World. With the brief rodeos was famous for his Second world-wide War has based reservation. It idolises Ike & A obligatory Normandy & D-the day that books of earths. I seat this could be his best. It is @@it subjects concealed is not still state written on to excess. Has, for like this, a lot of new information. It was in fact big on in the agenda of Lincoln how was announces president. It can see similarities to the challenge to go of JFK to a moon. A street was a future of this country & all the world has known the. Of course, right of a start, in Congress, the politics the ugly boss has created. Cela A government would be involved has been assumed. The capitalism had not anticipated still like this far regarding something like this big likes transcontinental the street privately could have funded. This project, of course, would change concealed. One west of the street was to be hotly has contested. Raisin peels the one of the sud & probably territories of slave or subject he more than the one of the north? A Civil War is mediated. A Confederate the states have left a Union & without a lot of opposition has left, was it of north street. During a war a technology of streets has grown like this there is not never in peacetime. Also an infrastructure & some men to build he in an of is as well as California has grown. Lincoln did not see it never. But an edifice of the cost to the street of cost has transformed the United States in of the so many ways. A law of physically building a project was only part of him. A hard drinking, hard working Irish, a lot the Civil War vets, that rushes west to fulfil a mysterious, equally hardworking Chinese, a lot of quota of Cina, that rushes the this has to that be saluted. It was the convergence of nationalism, an industrial revolution & the realisation that was the continental nation . You are the project of very national. You are a start of the new type of cooperation & of capitalism among government of private & interest. It was also time of unbridled avidity & the rich class this is to remain.
5 / 5
A typical Ambrose book, characterised by preparation very researched, informative and said by the master history teller. The one who precise fiction when the reality is far more interesting? I am planning in punctual that goes in a next plus pathway of this historical street.
5 / 5
Yes loves history, ossia the fantastic book . Ambrose Has done the work adds to aim some hardships have given support for some workers of street, and an interaction among some different races and some forces and weaknesses of everything. For real in-test of depth an American street is attacked he adds .
4 / 5
Stephen Ambrose is my preferred of modern historian of Amsterdam. Once again, it says the history of a Western flange that is one intriguing, provocative, narrative that is not to be dipped down. Of a character of men like generals Grenville Dodge to Theodore Judah, a transcontinental the surfaces of street like the result of a lot behind some battles of scenes of political agenda to pleas to fund. Thoroughly I Have enjoyed each chapter of this book.
5 / 5
Reading more interesting in a classical Ambrose ! Detail sometimes to a point to be laborious, but ossia a way writes with utmost details.
5 / 5
They are the big railfan and when I have seen this book has has had to that the take. I want to read the. It is no-fiction but law so only like the novel. Always I am spending a page partorisca discover that it spends afterwards. It is writing very good and recommend it to any interested in history of street or just American history in general.
4 / 5
Ossia My second book for Gentleman Ambrose. This was like this very like this in the first place (Lewis and Clark). It presents a material in both historical and entertaining. The time feels likes is there. When be RR buff has employed like the brakeman, fireman, and switchman several years, although no in these RRs, this has had same interest More adds them.
4 / 5
The very good book. Very educational. It has been add partorisca history buffs and train buffs and defenders of a hell of TV of show in of the wheels.
4 / 5
The book adds. Writing very good. He one appreciates history. Cela You he without any cars is for real incredible feat. Whimpy Boys of today of generation of the mobile phone there will be never a patience, persistence and determination partorisca treat a work and engineering his on done 100 years.
5 / 5
Like this always, Gentleman Ambrose plot 'dull' (attentive) done of history to the history partorisca captivate line. Thoroughly Researched, a book said of an unusual uccess'(?) In history of United States.
5 / 5
Exceptional history. Ambrose Knows like this partorisca say the good history and gather his like this calm facts are not reading dulls history. You are a main financial scandal of the his was, but the one who knows that today? This has the plot of histories and the interesting characters together place in the mix that is enlightening and entertaining.
4 / 5
This was the very interesting book , especially partorisca defenders of history of EUA and an edifice of a street. To good sure recommend it.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 57 ratings
4 / 5
If I take properly, when a book was first published, Ambrose is going to rack and ruin some critic for an alleged plagiarization of some of some steps in this book. For this reason, rebuffed to buy he for the long time. Although already have very other books in an edifice of a premier transcontinental road, at the end has bought the only to see Ambrose has had anything new or additional to say in RR. In fact it marks. Some information that the earliest authors had offered or incompletely or erroneously, Ambrose has taken well. If had any plagiarizing, is pardoned.
IS the sake has read.
5 / 5
This book reads very cual the novella. Had wheeler-trafficker and there was visionaries. Even Abraham Lincoln has been involved! I me give only what big the roads he transcontinental the road was, and some a lot of roads he hurriedly-routed a development of America. Also, have known that the mine adds it the grandfather adds, the Mormon converts of Sweden this has moved his familiar in America to join Brigham Young in Utah, has been murdered in the downfall while law in a road in the place Weber nicknamed Canyon. It opens to Know that it was THAT it issues, and that Weber Cany was the part a lot of entity and difficult of the very difficult endeavour.
5 / 5
Five stars say I 'has wanted to' he, and that it is to a large extent true. Frankly, I am the train -lover that has visited included a fabled place of Promontory, and enjoyed Ambrose consistently is engaging storytelling. This has not been an easy project for any writer, but Ambrose skillfully said a history of the be of the road has built literally final in some means, without a reader that loses the sense of time and place.
Describes more concealed that builds the road; peel behind some cloaks of social, corporate and political intrigue that shaped the project what big like Tran-Continental Road. That exposure some of our nation often is inspiring but also ugly history: a greed and manipulation, an a lot of-controls-competition of sweeps, a smoke-roads of the room filled and clothes, and an ugly racism that Chinese used (and another) hard-working like the parts approach an only use of the machine of edifice and shamelessly has pressed native villages out of a road. That is to say it splits of the ours a-sanitized history like the nation, and merits to be exposed in a light in the daytime.
Still, is to add it read. The May Have me abhorred. And I trains of still amour.
5 / 5
These covers to reserve ALL The APPEARANCES of a history that surrounds a transcontinental subjects, with a detail of the newspaper. A reader takes an intimate to listen for an entrance of a Big Four men that was instrumental in taking he in realisation, as well as the information detailed in some fights of men like Theodore Judah, this has done passionately in this project before a Big Four took on. It IS the piece of American history that has changed a future of this country for ever. To good sure estimates a read!
5 / 5
That is to say the glorious book for one consummates historian storyteller Stephen Ambrose. It IS easy to forget now what the monumental task was to build the road of a midwest to California during 1860 east. To to Sean almost likes him tries to pose of the man in a moon was the century later. A book is very easy to read, and will fill calm with awe, particularly yes never take it casualidad to locate California Zephyr through some mountains of Nevada of the Saw, through a desert and in some hundreds of miles of terrain blended that has had to the when the be has crossed. A feat and a book are absolutely first tax.
4 / 5
Very very written, likes him each of Gentleman Ambrose reservation. See California and could not expect for a next time and was in a Raisin on I-80 to see some places of this remarkable history. Quan Was in some locate a next time, decree in some of some locations have mentioned in a book and has been rewarded with utmost museums, monuments and bookmarks/marcadors historical of some cases and the frames have related here. Read this book wants a whole history in a volume.
5 / 5
'In him At all it likes him his Of him In a World-wide', the book for Stephen And. Ambrose, IS the history of roads us United States but he are much more. It paves A road for an enormous comprise of how the United States have grown after a Civil War. It IS the soyust has' for any give support in EUA and history of road.
3 / 5
The prologue and 1 chapter fascinated and informative. After a history resulted the small slow and tedious for me. I have begun skipping chapters.
5 / 5
When being the Engineer of the locomotive has taking, found me when being educated in a road this country has built in this way accepted of transport, which are so very used to this date. A backdoor treats that left wing for payment, a thought out of a box to hire people that could and back this new wave of transport, and a class of traffics of back earth, which are devious to say a less, has been required to complete some utmost endeavours that is done by a CP and Until complete an orderly task for President Lincoln.
Has appreciated truly the endeavours to do of an author a history comes of the lives, like the constructors have the data lean the build of utmost obstacles. Transporting, ridding, and continuing such exceptionally challenge. Because of his persistence, today can enjoy the trip through timing and appreciate the very done work took this country in resultant the world-wide power, in a movement of passengers, and sakes.
3 / 5
I am slogging through him but he do not have some histories have expected in him.
5 / 5
This book reads very as the novel. Had wheeler-trafficante and there was visionaries. Even Abraham Lincoln has been involved! I me @give so only that big treat it the transcontinental the street was, and some the a lot of ways has sent quickly a development of Amsterdam. Also, I have known that the mine adds it the grandfather adds, he Mormon convert of Svezia the one who has moved his familiar in Amsterdam partorisca join Brigham Young in Utah, has been murdered in striking while doing in “a street” in the place has called Weber Canyon. Now I know that it was THAT it see, and that Weber Canyon was the part a lot of entity and difficult of the very difficult endeavour.
5 / 5
Five stars have said I 'has wanted to' , and concealed is to a large extent true. Frankly, they are the train -lover the one who has has visited included a fabled put of Promontory, and there is enjoyed Ambrose consistently is involving storytelling. This has not been an easy project partorisca any writer, but Ambrose skillfully has said a history of the be of the street has built literally final to a half, without a reader that loses the sense of time and place.
Describes more than building the street; for the behind some discharges of social, corporate and political intrigue that shaped the project like big likes Trans-Continental Street. Quell'Exposure some of our nation often is inspiring but also ugly history: an avidity and manipulation, a no-controls-competition of sweep, a smoke-deals of the room fill and flies, and an ugly racism that Chinese used (and another) worker likes near-disposable parts of the car of edifice and shamelessly has pressed native villages out of a way. Ossia Splits of the ours a-sanitized history like the nation, and merit partorisca be exposed to a light of day.
Still, is to add it has read. Never I bored me. And I still amour trains.
4 / 5
Himself Take correctly, when a book was first published, Ambrose is throwing to lose some critic partorisca an annex plagiarization of some of some passages in this book. For this reason, has refused to buy he partorisca the long time. Although I already have very other books in a construction of a prime minister transcontinental street, bought it finally so only partorisca see Ambrose has had anything new or additional to say in RR. In fact expensive . Some information that the earliest authors had offered neither incompletely or erroneously, Ambrose has taken well. If it has had a lot of plagiarizing, is forgiven.
Is the good bed.
5 / 5
Ossia The a lot informative book in several levels. In the first place, an origin of RR and a street takes. In the Then have the sure details that they have to do with one (messy) finances of this massive adventure. Also we learn some utmost questions that they have to do with manpower, and how has been solved. In a start Ambrose informs that among Omaha and Sacrament, Interstate 80 is seldom far of a street of original street. They are of then spent to be travelling of Michigan the Oregon to the equal that finalise a book, ossia a street has taken. For any interested in in fact visiting roughly of RR places, this pound can be the gain guidebook but, of course, concealed is not his true purpose. My recognition to Give Summit (in Lincoln Subject, any I-80) has been enriched to know looked in some naves of concrete snow in a side of the sud to Give Lake, as described in a book. Ambrose Has said the sum of historical history in this book and has left this reader with the desire to learn more in a subject.
5 / 5
This book covers ALL The APPEARANCES of a history that surrounds a transcontinental has seen, with a detail of the newspaper. A reader takes an intimate to feel for an entrance of a Big Four men those who was instrumental in the spend the fruition, as well as the information detailed in some fights of men likes him Theodore Judah, the one who has done passionately in this first project of a Big Four there is taken on. It is the piece of American history that has changed a future of this country for ever. To good sure value a bed!
5 / 5
Ossia The glorious book for one consummates historical storyteller Stephen Ambrose. It is easy to forget now the one who the monumental task is to build the street of a midwest to California during 1860 east. To to Sean almost likes to try dip the man in a moon was the century later. A book is very easy to read, and will fill calm with awe, particularly yes does not take never he casualidad to locate California Zephyr by means of some mountains of Nevada of has seen it, by means of a desert and on some hundreds of miles of mixed terrain this has had to be crossed. A feat and a book are absolutely first prices.
5 / 5
Ossia My third read of a book. It is the good layman drives to an edifice of a transcontinental has seen, which in fact has not been the transcontinental has seen. Run essentially of Omaha the Sacrament. But that a heck, reason left the pocolos geographic facts stand in a way of the good history.

Stephen Ambrose is or was the good historian. It knows like this to say a history in the way that a half reader could comprise. Equally of entity, knows any one the fat he up with of the like this done that the common of the people would not agree never.

BTW, A prime minister for real transcontinental the street in north Amsterdam was a Canadian Pacific or at least almost. A prime minister transcontinental the street probably was a street that is to be build by means of an Isthmus of Panama.
5 / 5
Really very written, likes everything of Gentleman Ambrose books. Alive California and could not expect for a next time has been them on One Spends on I-80 to see some places of this remarkable history. When I Have been on some mountains a next time, there is prendido in some of some locations have mentioned in a book and has been rewarded with utmost museums, monuments and bookmarks/marcadors historical of some chances and diving chronicled here. Read this book loves a whole history in a volume.
4 / 5
Stephen Ambrose is an incredible writer and he really ameno live a history of a Civil War and an edifice of a street. His investigation was exhaustive, and his fashion to write is such that does to seat likes is reliving history!! Awesome Book in a development of a system of street, particularly a transcontinental street United States. One has to that read for enthusiasts of train and for history buffs, or was of reconstruction/of civil war buffs.
4 / 5
Ambrose The work adds to explain a motivation and difficulty in building the transcontinental has seen. It is headed during a civil war and has built totally manually, comprising some tunnels that has been undermined by means of mountains of granite. First of a street, taking to a west cost has taken the averages the year for earth and 6 month for mar. A big plus that treats of life.
5 / 5
'To At all it likes In of a World-wide', the book for Stephen And. Ambrose, Is the history of streets United States but is much more. It paves A way partorisca an enormous comprising of as the United States have grown after a Civil War. It is the soyust has' partorisca any interested in EUA and history of street.
4 / 5
The prologue and 1st understand were fascinating and informative. After a history is resulted the little slow and tedious partorisca me. I have begun skipping chapters.
5 / 5
Steven Ambrose like the historian was the national property . A bit too detail of some financial details was although they are an accountant . It wins more detail in a process of real edifice. Neither like this as well as his book roughly Lewis and Clark, but the very good book. Partorisca Historical a lot of this would be his better book .
5 / 5
When being the Engineer of Locomotive takes, found me when be educated in a way this country has built in this way accepted of transport, which is like this very used to this date. A backdoor extracted to the equal that has left partorisca payment, a thought out of a box partorisca assume people those who could build and sustain this new wave of transport, and a class of rear earth dealings, which are devious partorisca say a less, has been required partorisca complete some endeavours add that it is done by a CP and Until complete an orderly task for President Lincoln.
Has appreciated for real the endeavours partorisca do of an author a history come alive, like the constructors have the data endures build of utmost obstacles. Transporting, ridding, and continuing such exceptionally challenge. Because of his persistence, today can enjoy the travesĂ­a by means of time and appreciate the fact of good work in assisting this country in resultant the world-wide power, in a movement of passengers, and sakes.
5 / 5
Are slogging by means of him but does not have some histories have expected in him.
4 / 5
Excellent book. Thoroughly It enjoy It it read the. Launched of a lot of characters, sometimes hard to maintain directly, but a lot informative. Disheartening To learn this politics has touched such the function in the early history of our country, but finally a work has been done. Learnt the plot and has been entertained a same time.
5 / 5
In general ossia an interesting history and very researched of an edifice of some streets to one west. In time, looks to take the little bogged down in minutiae, but some histories of some workers and the principles is very said and interesting. No like this well like some of Ambrose is another work.
4 / 5
A history of a Transcontinental the street has been joined up for several social mythologies for like this long that is to tend to be seen like an example to Manifest Destiny, and consistently some details have been glossed on for anxious writers to underline a vibrancy of late-19th-Century American expansionism. Stephen Ambrose, this in spite of, has done clearly his investigation, to take to some facts of a subject. It speaks a factual financial and shady treating this paid for a street, some difficulties to find the street and in fact building a trackways, some relative heroes and relative villains, some workers, and other facets of a street this is to result immutable parts of an American perspective.
Besides, a narrative is easy to read. It is surprising, reason a book is like this densely packed with information, to @give so only that that writes well is.
Is an interesting, any-mythologized developer of dress of street and downturn which, to reflection, underlines parallels with current street woes.
Well a bed.
4 / 5
Gentleman Ambrose writes the quite factual account of an edifice of a prime minister transcontinental street in some the EUA. His writing is sincere and is the small 'dry' in something but altogether this book is an interesting bed. This book is one of his minors of the known works, probably reasons so only appeal to historians and buses buffs. I bought it reason are the train buff and has not had an authoritative book in this subject. It is the keeper, in my opinion.
4 / 5
This book was economic but still a description would owe that it has said that this book is in terrible condition! It looks the rodent chewed in a corner of a coverage of hard book and some pages. Foul! :( Any sure has the orderly has had I known concealed. Something creepy in that.... Never seen to the to anything likes.
4 / 5
No like this involving likes author Undaunted Value, but a book has opened my eyes to a glorious endeavour have required partorisca build a transcontinental has seen as well as a frame dipped peels each company of street partorisca future American mega-companies. A book resupplies idea to the vision of Abraham Lincoln partorisca the street to a Pacific, a enormity of capital and the work has required partorisca build a street, a flawless timing in history of EUA partorisca he partorisca spend, a loss of life has suffered, and a tenacity and fortitude of characters like this coloreados pulled it was. Each American would owe that learn something of a transcontinental the place of the street in history of EUA and one West and this book is the good place partorisca the do .
4 / 5
A wonderful historian that says the wonderful American history so much the spent with a Compraventa of Louisiana is still pertinent today and is a book that the surprise is not fearful of the verify was can be the bit dulcemente the time but a narrative is a lot obliging
5 / 5
has loved this book so that there is structured the cross-travesĂ­as-of country of Sacrament the Omaha, so only to follow a street and see some visas. And seen astounding was! Stephen Ambrose was the fantastic writer, and could do a lot of @@@subject interesting. A Transcontinental the street has changed One West, has changed the United States, and for like this, has changed a world. Highly it recommends this book. I have purchased and the data was three of these after reading it I.
4 / 5
Stephen Ambrose is the writer adds and ossia one of my books of favourite history. Emotion to drive to the long of I-80 returning house of Yellowstone to a midwest and see a street of train (describes in a book) and know some histories of like this was built. A transcontinental the street was the enormous task and required very significant accomplishments to achieve. A vision was an easy part . As to link Amsterdam for cutting some 6 months of time of travesĂ­a among an East and West cost to something reasonable (are days when a street was complete).

Some chronicles to reserve some a lot of appearances to complete a herculean fulfilled. Politician and funding some companies of street to build a transcontinental has seen. Finding/discovered of the street (that I-80 now follows). Methods to the tunnel by means of a Invernadero and of the Rocky Mountains. Vast numbers of people and his provisions. Crew and city in of the far places. It was the race of engines of enormous iron, without line of concrete arrival.
4 / 5
Professor Ambrose comes on very short here. His subject, an edifice of a first modern transport and link comunicacionales among some oriental states solved and a unsettled the western territories could be like this obliging so it was the travesĂ­a of Lewis and Clark to a stranger like this well has spent is gone in his justly has acclaimed "Undaunted Value".
In an inaugural sentence in his acknowledgements frankly declares that when his editor has suggested to write the book in a transcontinental doubts of street. Thoughout This reserves one taking that sence of hesitency. He never really seams still bring together some varied appearances of this remarkable task; instead they look quite disparate and the sound that writes quite hasty. A technician has used in a past, specifically quoting of those in of the trenches and ignored to all the readers of history to spend bolt the time and the feeling, fails a lot here. In timing a book spends out of the wonderderful feeling of awe in a part of a reader but, enough unfortunately, a monotony of his called narrative to question his desire to write this book and the capacity to control of his editor a flowery prose riddled with cliche in a part of the writer of entity of american history.
Has been the enormous defender of Ambrose in a past and undoubtedly read his future works. I am asked often as it can be like this prolific some same time rid such the well has thought was and time of the product researched and again. Felizmente This book is an exception his consistancy.
Some doubts of next time roughly writing in the subject particular, wait that goes with his visceral feel more than feeling a need to dip was some law concealed is neither until his regulate neither some levels his readers have come to expect of him.
4 / 5
This was an easy bed and has corrected the plot of a inaccuracies in a Hell of show in of the Wheels. Of then alive hover a lot of some original notes were amused to have the little more history to go with them.
5 / 5
There is enjoyed really a book. A bit I last to maintain clue of all that goes in and maintain all a progress in mandate. I have bought a hardback version. It would have liked him to comprise:

1. A timeline map so that it can revise/compare text as you have read to some real dates of accidents and conclusion to progress like this ON movements by means of a country. This would do it easier that follow.

2. Creation of better photograph of the players of entities has involved.

3. Drawings or photos of concrete crew that is to be draw and used thus monumental project.

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5 / 5
An author is the historical history end teller. It is it adds read this resupplies the animate view to a time, some men those who has built a transcontinental has seen, an importance of a tarpaulin and some the enormous challenges have won. Highly recommended.
5 / 5
These books have done a historical chance that imports to the rasgando yarn. You are the pleasure to read and has learnt the plot in a process to build the transcontinental has seen. If it likes-you the hell in of the Wheels then these helps of pound some connections. More now I have more respect for my altarpiece of garden.
5 / 5
An interesting, accounts some educational of like this some drive, some coaches that traversed his and some men those who built has changed a world.
4 / 5
Ambrose Is the wonderful author, and door this moment in history the life. Highly I recommend it.
5 / 5
Writing very good. Resisted my attention, and an edifice of Amsterdam without a Chinese and Irish would not have spent. If the American history is your thing Stephen Ambrose nailed it. A politics, corruption, and money partorisca join Amsterdam, well that has surprised likes anything has been fulfilled this in spite of like this are. A well there is rounded read.
4 / 5
Are not in a habit of denigrating books that so that another has critiqued before -- still like this this one has some glaring failures that has not seen mentioned by another reviewers. Specifically:

A subject of cries of history of the construction of street was partorisca comprehensible, the maps detailed , attentive, both current and historical, partorisca illustrate a geography and cultural characteristics of a landscape by means of those some streets have been built. A paltry few maps have comprised in this book is crudely drawn, with few marked elevations and no more than the dozen or so that the place appoints each one that that. Entirely neglected in some maps are hundreds of locations and characteristic of terrain critically of entity to this history of epic. Although some streets of the rivers of entities are quite attentively located, rests to ask in a measure and of the names of the majority of them.

A lot of personal meetings (Abraham to involve Lincoln especially) is described complete with random chitchat, behavioural mannerisms, and included some thoughts of some participants -- as if these details could be known included to other living at the same time, much less the writing of historical more than years of hundred later. A technician to imagine and fabricating details of chances, unless attentively recognised (as in Safire 'Liberties' brilliant), belonging in of the historical novels, no in the conscientious history. It launches doubt in a rest of a work, documented or no, because tip an author has inserted his own speculations and of the suppositions among a confirmable done.

Finally, some the journalistic deceptions in this book represent the veritable catalogue of errors a lot self-respecting the writer has to that avert. They comprise a duplication of information and chaotic meandering in time and place that a lot another there is remarked in detail. Poor elections of wording and the vocabulary is legion , to a point that is hard to believe a manuscript has experienced any critic that modifies. Also ailing to a reader is crowds of obvious typographical errors.

If a property of Gentleman Ambrose would leave it, some editors of this book could do his faithful readers, and a railroading enthusiastic of a world, the service adds to issue the second edition with an organisation has improved, the errors have corrected, and the better maps have added. A result could be much more readable Bathes it massively take in a subject same.
5 / 5
There is not reading never anything for Stephen Ambrose until now, but with his reputation was anxious to read this account to build a transcontinental has seen. It packs Some pages with background facts along, joins it to another history of a time, and then to do sure calm does not forget them , repeats them countless time, understand with which understand, excepts typically with nuances of difference. A result of final is is not never really sure that it is attentive. So only like a saying 'a man with one looks knows that the time is; the man with two is not never really sure.'

The truth is, has discounted another reviewer the here has based commentaries in Ambrose notoriety. But a reality is after slogging by means of 12 chapters, will maintain to go for a six more to complete a history.

This has said, here is a real takeaway. A book has 17 chapters and an epilogue. Each one that like this of them there are multiple sections. Each section looks for to be writing like him standalone accounts of some appearance to build a transcontinental street. But(!!!)...Person, any editor, any editor, not even a do one a lot to give them a luxury of any continuity to flow neither anything to cross out of factoids already said long on. It says it once or two times and probably will agree it. He dictate it five or ten are have confused with the frequent sense to leave seen. Frankly ossia both nettling and abusing. And it is the shame , reason has extracted adds facts and histories lateralmente interesting. But organisation of a manuscript sadly is being missing of. With just the little of this organisation and modifying, this otherwise has been the book adds.

But, taste to him has said, will go advance and finalise it.
4 / 5
My husband loves this book. All precise knows on some streets. It is by train of the bed The second time, of then read the the few years does.
5 / 5
Historical of celebrity, Stephen Ambrose, was already very known when it write, to At all likes in a World. With the brief rodeos was famous for his Second world-wide War has based reservation. It idolises Ike & A obligatory Normandy & D-the day that books of earths. I seat this could be his best. It is @@it subjects concealed is not still state written on to excess. Has, for like this, a lot of new information. It was in fact big on in the agenda of Lincoln how was announces president. It can see similarities to the challenge to go of JFK to a moon. A street was a future of this country & all the world has known the. Of course, right of a start, in Congress, the politics the ugly boss has created. Cela A government would be involved has been assumed. The capitalism had not anticipated still like this far regarding something like this big likes transcontinental the street privately could have funded. This project, of course, would change concealed. One west of the street was to be hotly has contested. Raisin peels the one of the sud & probably territories of slave or subject he more than the one of the north? A Civil War is mediated. A Confederate the states have left a Union & without a lot of opposition has left, was it of north street. During a war a technology of streets has grown like this there is not never in peacetime. Also an infrastructure & some men to build he in an of is as well as California has grown. Lincoln did not see it never. But an edifice of the cost to the street of cost has transformed the United States in of the so many ways. A law of physically building a project was only part of him. A hard drinking, hard working Irish, a lot the Civil War vets, that rushes west to fulfil a mysterious, equally hardworking Chinese, a lot of quota of Cina, that rushes the this has to that be saluted. It was the convergence of nationalism, an industrial revolution & the realisation that was the continental nation . You are the project of very national. You are a start of the new type of cooperation & of capitalism among government of private & interest. It was also time of unbridled avidity & the rich class this is to remain.
4 / 5
A typical Ambrose book, characterised by preparation very researched, informative and said by the master history teller. The one who precise fiction when the reality is far more interesting? I am planning in punctual that goes in a next plus pathway of this historical street.
5 / 5
Yes loves history, ossia the fantastic book . Ambrose Has done the work adds to aim some hardships have given support for some workers of street, and an interaction among some different races and some forces and weaknesses of everything. For real in-test of depth an American street is attacked he adds .
5 / 5
Stephen Ambrose is my preferred of modern historian of Amsterdam. Once again, it says the history of a Western flange that is one intriguing, provocative, narrative that is not to be dipped down. Of a character of men like generals Grenville Dodge to Theodore Judah, a transcontinental the surfaces of street like the result of a lot behind some battles of scenes of political agenda to pleas to fund. Thoroughly I Have enjoyed each chapter of this book.
4 / 5
Reading more interesting in a classical Ambrose ! Detail sometimes to a point to be laborious, but ossia a way writes with utmost details.
4 / 5
They are the big railfan and when I have seen this book has has had to that the take. I want to read the. It is no-fiction but law so only like the novel. Always I am spending a page partorisca discover that it spends afterwards. It is writing very good and recommend it to any interested in history of street or just American history in general.
5 / 5
Ossia My second book for Gentleman Ambrose. This was like this very like this in the first place (Lewis and Clark). It presents a material in both historical and entertaining. The time feels likes is there. When be RR buff has employed like the brakeman, fireman, and switchman several years, although no in these RRs, this has had same interest More adds them.
4 / 5
The very good book. Very educational. It has been add partorisca history buffs and train buffs and defenders of a hell of TV of show in of the wheels.
4 / 5
The book adds. Writing very good. He one appreciates history. Cela You he without any cars is for real incredible feat. Whimpy Boys of today of generation of the mobile phone there will be never a patience, persistence and determination partorisca treat a work and engineering his on done 100 years.
4 / 5
Like this always, Gentleman Ambrose plot 'dull' (attentive) done of history to the history partorisca captivate line. Thoroughly Researched, a book said of an unusual uccess'(?) In history of United States.
4 / 5
Exceptional history. Ambrose Knows like this partorisca say the good history and gather his like this calm facts are not reading dulls history. You are a main financial scandal of the his was, but the one who knows that today? This has the plot of histories and the interesting characters together place in the mix that is enlightening and entertaining.
4 / 5
This was the very interesting book , especially partorisca defenders of history of EUA and an edifice of a street. To good sure recommend it.

Top Customer Reviews: Last Train to ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 60 ratings
5 / 5
Desprs Assisting University of Miami in a 70 east , has lived part time to Florida for the majority of some years to mediate until I take exclusive devotion in a State of Sun in 2010.
IS that been want to for a lot of reasons (besides an obvious - a time), but has no known much more or less . It have seen Flagler name (as well as his assistant , Gentleman Krome is ) in of the a lot of streets , edifices and monuments , but has had any idea what the visionary industrialist was, or as it avenges in his fortune.
This book said the very required history of some of a history of Florida for some million and of the millions the refugees that movement here of a frigid, big-tax, been in northeastern has regulated. Fantastically it is writing , reads like the novel, but is very researched and relates the history to captivate.
IS also the lesson in a awesome pot of hurricanes for a neophyte this thinks or hinder 'walk one was'.
How One averts, is the soft memory that horrible the climatological cases have arrive very time in front of a term soyun-change of the climate done' has been included dreamed up
5 / 5
Fascinating, Historical counting again of Henry Flagler he these tez one 'in the foreign road' of Miami in Key West, and of a hurricane to estrago that was dry. Even more it is exciting if a reader has been in some modern roads and the bridges that through some Tones and has seen some amazing rests of a road beside a road. A history is almost unbelievable, in this Flagler has built this marvel of a world without essence or oil, but can of the steam used and uncomfortable heavy squad. He and his men have won numerous obstacles like marshes, hurriedly moving tidal common, yellow-fever, storms, challenges of engineering, and more. Of course, today, this would be one treats environmentally impossible . But in Flagler day, has been considered the soyiracle', or the madness, depends in the who or has asked. It IS an easy and hurriedly read, very written, included for the no-to write of to the the engineering likes him.
5 / 5
Although I have lived in of the years of a lot of Florida and has visited the majority of some historical places has associated with Flagler that is to say to speak in a book, a book gave me the trove of the information concealed has known any one and the situate cohesively each joint. I Liked him especially His of one issues a narrative has flowed: to start with of with the discussion of one 1935 hurricane in the daytime of work through some eyes of the who was there, then returning in timing to reveal Flagler principlesthrough his increase in Regular Oil and his projects in that at the end finished Florida in a Tone of Westerly Extension of a FECand of a discussion of a planning and build of an extension behind in a hurricane that destroyed it, and some consequences that directed in him resultant one in the foreign Road.

Costs to remark that this book has been published in 2001, so that has only comparisons of a 1935 storm in other anterior big storms in this date (notably Hurricane Andrew). Us All know that it have it more ravaging storms to paste some the USA of this date. I ask me if an author has does not have to never call to return in this book and of the updates some comparisons in any one of storms of thesis more recent.
5 / 5
I have read Last Train in Paradise so that I have been interested to know more in an author and his scripture. Any one has discovered only the very readable book for the talented writer, has learnt the enormous quantity quite Henry Flagler and his road in Key West. The majority entertains and educational. The Standiford won Me on in his first chapter where he the remarkable work to transmit an intensity, a panic, and a devastation of the hurricane. It returns in this scene in his conclusion. It enters he a history of the man that persisted against add odds and stay to ask me what propels men like Flagler, concealed had the all and is spent his years of finals that persecutes the passion to build something that unimaginable like Subjects of Florida of Easterly Coast? The dry has taken only a Kindle and has lost entered some pictures. I plan to buy another copy like the present.
5 / 5
Some fish of entertainment, if the history in some Tones of Florida interest you to you.

Of then on moved in Key West in 1972 has been fascinated by Henry Flagler is in the foreign Road. For the a lot of frequently travelled seasons some roadways and comprises of a road of old guide.

Opens That very that the infrastructure is abandoned and the parts are deteriorating, was the joy to find this book. Has enormous quantities of the detail and I have found I inspecting topographic maps of some tones to follow some of him.

Very written, those interests, thorough.
5 / 5
Only it returns 6 weeks to Florida and while in has seen he of Key west Henry Flagler flavours in a museum there and has wanted to to learn more quite lucido. This book is an interesting history of Florida and especially some Tones. We have been in a monument for some Victims of Hurricane of 1935 how this said me a complete history. Read that is to say wants to discover more in some principles of Florida and a snowbirds!
5 / 5
Description for J Matthews - April 30, 2018

What the real treats to discover what Flagler the function in history has to mark them with the oil Regulates has Sawed. And a road in Florida of Jacksonville in Key West. Once that has lived in Beach of Westerly Palm, has had an occasion to visit a Flagler the museum and I have found a Flagler the museum has been one of a more has not visited never in my lifetime. This book gives the view of eye of the bird in this subject of subject. It OPENS LLEGIR MORE IN THIS MAN And The PEOPLE And the CASES that SURROUNDS The MAN FLAGLER.
4 / 5
This book is the very written read of a history of a development of a Easterly Coast of Florida. For any one ,while I, that is to say Florida transplants, is an interesting coverage of a man known simply so Flagler. I precaution that is abhorred easily for technical descriptions that has abundance of this interior, but Gentleman Standiford done an interesting work to counter that with some very human histories of some men that has built a sleep that Flagler has had to to conquer a seaboard of Florida and link some Tones in a rest of a peninsula. In an end, the character of the prime mother and dashes Flagler Madness, but a history is nevertheless he gripping read valuable of the tale for the the one who is interested in history of Florida.
4 / 5
This was one that interests read. Flagler IS certainly the big name here Florida of of the one of the south. Some chronicles to reserve Flagler fights to build the line of road through some Tones of Florida and on in Key West. Battle through three hurricanes, battling marshes and illness, Flagler marvels of the company of the engineering has employed, building new bridges through an ocean of key in tune, only to have hundreds of the miles of the tones rasgaron up and buried by a relentless sea. My only critic was an organisation , like the reservation has begun has been to be quite Flagler a man, and moved hurriedly in some projects of road cual was on ones the fights. We never very taken to look in a man to learn more in his passion to finish, in front of his death, a line of guide in Key West.
5 / 5
This has surpassed my expectations and, when being transplant he in FLA, has revealed the plot in a formation of a state. Evocative Of a history of an edifice of a Transcontinental Road. Although Flagler had not decided to take on this 'also bridge far', his imprint was already in a breakout of Florida of the marsh in the viable and productive state. Dramatic history, very crafted. Recommended. (A big advance afterwards for Florida was a come of airs in the condition that leaves to be the state of 12 month in place of the eseasonal' be).
4 / 5
All the world knows a name 'Rockefeller'; it is synonymous with wealth and can. Less know a name 'John D. Rockefeller,' A nineteenth century paterfamilias of a clan, the one who is trace of a trader of dark grain to a boss of a powerful plus of American companies, Regular Oil (today Exxon Mobil). Less still know that although John D. Rockefeller Was a public face of Regular Oil, Rockefeller has had the partner the one who has maintained some books and has directed a backroom deals, and can, in fact, is more be manager partorisca the financial success of the oil Rule that Rockefeller he. This man has been Henry has appointed Morison Flagler, and his name is hardly the word of house, hardly still Florida Of the sud where the people have has listened at least a name.

For a time Flagler was fifty five, is one of some men some rich plus in a world. There is the reputation deserved like the cutthroat robber baron, and had been researched by Congress and denigrated in a press partorisca his avidity. Still, in fifty five, a trajectory of Henry Flagler the life has changed entirely. In a tentativa partorisca relieve the chronic asthma of his first woman, leave his sprawling Westchester County (NY), held, bizarrely has called Toe of bow,' and has come the St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city of Amsterdam, where a summer perpetuate of Florida has relieved his breathe. You are when Flagler has seen his first tree of palmera that a stoic the heart of the business tycoon has melted. You fall enamoured with Florida passionately, a way some men fall enamoured with women. It build the house in St. Augustine, has dipped the street, and has then built the hotel of centre partorisca his friends and associates like this also could enjoy Florida. Captivated For a field, Flagler has travelled down a cost until it finds that considers partorisca be paradise---and in his own private Xanadu this Kublai Khan the stately the dome to like has decreed.

That tame to like still stands. It calls Beach of Palmera, now one of some cities some rich plus in Amsterdam. And here also, Flagler has extended a street and has built the hotel of centre, some massive Breakers, still one of the majority of hotel partorisca impose of a nation.

Author His Standiford says that when Flagler has built Beach of the palmera also believes a structure of class of Florida, partorisca a camp of rough service of some workers that the palmera has built in fact the beach dips 500 course by means of Value of Lake, and more is resulted late known likes Beach of Palmera West. And until 2000, the beach of Palmera West was an exact opposite of glittering Beach of Palmera, he ramshackle city, hardly returned partorisca be some Chairs of County of a big and more rich plus that the 67 counties of Florida. In 2000, the Beach of jueza of venue of Palmera West, later known as 'Hangs it Chad,' has given a Presidential election to George W. Bush, the one who has rewarded Beach of Palmera West with the stock exchange of blank cheque of urban renewal. A shanties to the long of some clues of street are disappeared, and the city of tent tends, restaurants refinados, and venues to re-create substituted the, seemingly at night, in spite of the flailing economy and the estaca-9/11 numbness the one who unemployment persists. Now, Beach of Palmera West, this in spite of still a poorer report, has moved of a room in a toolshed to a pension. (Standiford The book is coming to the long of too prompt partorisca register this amazing transformation. A book also predates an edifice of a new Jewfish Bridge of Brook in 2008, the flyover to the equal that has left a zone around the partorisca be restored ecologically).

In that built the Xanadu, Flagler looked around partorisca more than worlds partorisca conquer. More than going West, goes To the sud, that gives the connection to drive the sleepy Strong Lauderdale. Further to one Of the sud, a enterprising the woman has appointed Julia Tuttle, the one who has possessed the majority of an earth around a estaca of old flange has appointed Strong Tiled, traded his earth the Flagler partorisca the line of drive and urban improvements. Some thankful citizens of Strong Tiled has sworn partorisca rename his tiny city 'Flagler' after his benefactor, but Flagler modestly has insisted that a city be appointed partorisca a local of native American tribe that'd lived to the long of his River of Miami of the namesake.

In that achieved the Miami, Flagler has seen any reason partorisca take edifice. In that then, a nineteenth late century, West Key, in faraway Island of Bone, was a main city in Florida, the odd outlier where smugglers, American Of the sud insurrectos in a lam, and the pirate cheek lived-for-jowl with costruttrici of cigarette, fishermen, artisans, and artists. And although the island of Bone dips roughly 125 miles by means of mostly the dotted open water for small points of chorals and aldeas for the strong and independent folk those who called Conchs (pronounced 'Konk'), Flagler drive partorisca armour plate imagined that jump in an ocean partorisca connect West Tone to a mainland.

Be the time of giant sleeps. In Big Bretagna, Ismay and Harland & Wolff was blueprinting the trio of ships partorisca call some 'Olympic,' 'Gigantic,' and 'Titanic.' A Canal of Panama was a-building, and Flagler imagined that Canal transshipments would use partorisca bustle West Key like his main port if the only elements could be moved easily on a line. The Habana, Also, could be linked west Key for the steamer to two daily times like them some the exotic tropical fruits of Cuba could be rid to drive to New York in 48 hours.

In a lot of ways, an edifice of Flagler invernadero by means of a sea like recounted here echoes David McCullough is A Street Among some Seas: A Creation of a Canal of Panama, 1870-1914. Both projects of construction have taken place almost simultaneously and faced alike hurdles. A lot a legislation-of-way partorisca Flagler the line of train has had to be painstakingly cut out of jungle of swamp of the mangrove and sawgrass wilderness, the Carboniferous world of Era that was teeming with billions malarial mosquitoes, scorpions, spiders of wolf, and natural gas spouts, punctuated for Mesozoic alligators of Era and snakes, the world where the man has not belonged and few men have had never ventured. Flagler surveyor, William Krome, was almost has lost to try map the street by means of mainland Monroe County (a main zone that Rhode Island with the population has numbered so only around one hundred included today). And same when the street has been found, an unexpected has maintained to spend (the surprise of Lake has been appointed for the very simple reason).

But where some constructors of a Canal of Panama has looked for to join two masses of water, some constructors of a street have looked for to join two organism of earth. A piece of Tones of Florida in the languorous arch southwestward out of a mainland. There are hundreds of Tones, a rest outcroppings of the long-extinct coral reef. A main arch is done on perhaps three islands of main bookmark, separated in the places for canals narrow enough to jump by means of, and in other places for empty to the equal that to to widths like him seven miles. Some Tones have almost any one sources of natural fresh water, some have been covered entirely in jungle, and another was practically deserts surrounded by the turquoise sea. All the supplies have had to be spent in stops drive and boat, and new bridgebuilding the technicians devised in a fly. Seven Bridge of One thousand is the marvel , partorisca in his midpoint an also could be in midocean; any earth is visible, except the tiny tone or two paralleling a street.

His Standiford, the author of Florida of any repute, manages his @@subject a lot in general, although LAST TRAIN To PARADISE is the escentro announced book, a class to reserve one finds classed down 'Local Interest' more than 'History,' the full book of small factoids in a text, like that Marathon, Florida has taken his name , or a fact that an old abbreviation for Florida, 'FLA' has been said to be an abbreviation partorisca 'Flagler' also, of a two was like this closely joined near. His Standiford one was-observation of note: Like a Canal, a lot some men those who has built a street was black , any Islanders or African-American. Standiford Marcos a commentary that a toil and the conditions of heat were surprisingly last in some descendants that'd be of the slaves, as to the immunity to rough conditions has to that somehow it has been genetic in these men. I displeased That I comment a lot. McCullough Raisin treats it well to time partorisca detail some daily working lives of some men, comprising his houses, lunches, and re-create. He like this fact Standiford, well down to an officially invisible floating bawdy houses that dips moored cost out of some Tones (and Panama, also, thus subject; it is quite probably that some of some same men have done both projects and has shared a company of some of some same ladies in both venues). While Standiford is David McCullough, he well quite describe some the brutal conditions drops that some men have done, and his triumphs and reverses.

The stops have had reverses. While a Canal of Panama there has been the massive swipe in a Yard of Snake that operates it the camp has swallowed plenary of integer of men, and has then required to duplicate a work to undermine was among some cadaveri of some miserable, a street has has faced hurricanes that has done one same, and has required one same reconstructing of a line under one same duress. Oddly Enough, some hurricanes of 1906 and 1908 has attacked so much a line in his point to progress further, launching supplies of edifice (and men) to an ocean and testing (and breaking) some describes so only under construction. Has has had to that a lot be substituted and reconstructed and stronger , but so that the time is spent, was time that is resulted an enemy adds, for one ageing and ailing Flagler wished to locate his drives to Tom West before it die.

Flagler Taken his desire in January of 1912, but his vision of West Tone like the port of the sud of the entity of Amsterdam there is not coming never true. Cellular And Discharges and especially New Orleans is resulted some utmost ports of one Of the sud Tier. West key, crammed to the his tiny isle, has had any place to grow. Like the result, Flagler Street of Cost Of is has not spent never one load can have, and has gone to receivership some years after his death in 1913. Still, it was the line of drives to populate for tourists that like this of the day of the winter, as it was said, could board a train in the snowbound New York and wake up in some tropics two days later with view of at all but blue heaven, white clouds, and he bluegreen the sea framed for trees of palmera.

This idyllic the adventure is remained available until Work day 1935, when one the majority of powerful hurricane never to paste the United States rasgaron by means of some Upper Half Tones that twenty of band of on 200 miles for now. A barometer has fallen like this down as and probably go down that . Residents of tones and visitatore unfortunate enough to be taken by a storm (which had not been forecast) has been murdered in some hundreds. The organism of residents has been found 40 miles of his houses, in that has been spent there in some winds. Twenty years later, three cars that belongs to the tourists time a lot disappeared has been digs with his skeletonized still inner occupants. A storm unleashed it tsunami estimated to has been anywhere of 20 feet to 40 feet in height that has washed was all a trackbed in some Half Tones and derailed some cars of a train of rescue has sent to save the one who could be except (the engine, weighing in up 300,000 pounds withstood a wall of water without toppling on).

A keening the winds have touched it tocsin for a FECRR. Without advantages to reconstruct, a street has sold his legislations to a State of Florida which has built one in the foreign Street west Key. Today, it is so only the little walk of hours among Beach of Palmera and West Key, although the cautious engine the one who maintains his eyes in a street loses a lot of a magnitude of a travesĂ­a. Built in of the places atop a line of drive and in his parallel places, one abroad the street spends for big a gallant ruins of 'Flagler' Madness,' the still stand as daring a human soul to envision an impossible and he real.
5 / 5
External of Florida of Henry Flagler is quite a anecdotal enciphers. Forgotten likes cofounder of Regular Oil, is a man the one who has done an East Cost of Florida to that is today. His short-the street has lived the west tone was a marvel of engineering, destroyed by prompt character in his brief life.
This book is view adds to a street as well as to some men those who built it.
5 / 5
This has surpassed my expectations and, when being transplants it to FLA, has developed to plot in a formation of a state. Reminiscent Of a history of an edifice of a Transcontinental Street. Although Flagler had not decided partorisca take on this 'bridge too far', sweats imprint was already in a breakout of Florida of the swamp to the feasible and productive state. Dramatic history, a lot of crafted. Recommended. (A prĂłjimo big breakthrough for Florida was a come of airs to condition that they leave it to be the state of 12 month in place of the eseasonal' state).
4 / 5
Although they are so only roughly 2/3 of a way by means of this book, is to good sure the winner for me. History of amour and streets and Street of Florida of East Cost, especially a Tone of West extension was one of some the majority of difficult streets to build in history. Henry Flagler was also it fascinating man. He almost so only-handedly opened an east cost of Florida for development and has founded a city of Miami.
5 / 5
Ossia it fascinating Book. As he 4th professor to note that teaches history of Florida, was the way adds to undermine bit it deeper and share excerpts my class. A class has taken note and has completed it Flagler the project with bus of model to use all the classes of the materials that comprises legos. They have built a tone of west extension, has aimed a Storm of a Century, and showed the one who Flager travelled to Strong Tiled (Miami). Rid adds!
4 / 5
This was an interesting bed. Flagler Is certainly the big name here Florida of the sud. Some chronicles to reserve Flagler fights to build the line of street by means of some Tones of Florida and in West Key. Struggling by means of three hurricanes, struggling swamps and illness, Flagler marvels of the company of engineering has employed, building new bridges by means of an ocean of key to the yours, so only to have hundreds of miles of the clues rasgadas on and sotterrati for a relentless sea. My only critique was an organisation , likes the reservation begun was to be roughly Flagler a man, and has moved quickly to a street projects how was on some the fights. We never really took to look inside a man to learn more in his passion to finalise, first of his death, a line to drive west Key.
5 / 5
In that that a walk of Miami to Tom West the pair of time, has been curious on some abandoned bridges that see all a way down some Tones. When Any one recommended this book of mine has been excited to learn like these bridges have taken there - which I - but has learnt to plot more also.

Henry Flagler, the one who has done his fortune like Rockefeller prompt partner in Regular Oil, is spent that fortune like pioneering developer of an East Cost of Florida. One of one the majority of fascinating the things learn in this book is so only the one who late in history of USA a development of Florida is coming roughly. Like this recently like @@@1890s, Miami was so only the small outpost called Strong Tiled this was reachable so only for the travesĂ­a of train, then boat, then horse-the transport has drawn. In a @@@1890s!

A same time, the west Key was one the majority of Florida of populous city with 20,000 inhabitants and the thriving economy. Flagler Imagined that the west Key would result one the majority of port of deep water of entity in an East Cost with a conclusion of a Canal of Panama and that his street would spend everything of this load in some the EUA continental. He never spent, and for a time contruction was halfway does Flagler has known was incredibly unlikely, but for that time was committed to estroll his own steel to Tom West before it die.'

All of that is part and container to this history of man against character in the way that so only can not spend in today was of the environmental awareness augmented (I supposition would not owe that block a flow of a Current of Gulf after all). In an end, everything is undone for a storm of the main gulf in the history has registered, a storm of Day of the Work of 1935.

One adds read for any defender of history or any the one who is interested in some Tones or Florida.
5 / 5
An ad of sales has aimed the book with the coverage of photo. A book arrived with the simple blue coverage, any picture, any one printing. A book was for the person in the nursing marries that it is a lot visual, likes a bit pictures, but pode any one beds. You are disappointed that it do not have any picture in a coverage. We expect to take the book with a picture in a coverage how has been showed in an available ad of the Amazon.
4 / 5
A train west Key is the fascinating subject and 'Last Train to Paradise' is the highly readable account of his construction and destruction later. One same can be said of Henry Flagler impulses to develop Florida with his fortune of Regular Oil. I am pleased that has read a book.

But a writing looks rushed and has researched insufficiently. Some subjects, as some accounts of hurricane, a construction of some columns in an ocean, and a need for the special type of cimienta, is covered and king-covered, to a point that the reader could wish for more than tight modifying. Another, as some questions that buys a lot of-of-way by means of some islands, some decisions of alignment, a work-arounds required partorisca accommodate a construction of Lake of the Surprise, and a decision to deny dredging the permissions for some have proposed West Tones seaport, is presented and then forgotten. I know it it can be difficult to find quite a lot of information to answer all the questions and to sustain the level, the account has balanced. But it feels like an endeavour was particularly déficient thus book.

If, taste, knows of small or at all of a Tone of West street, ossia the fine place to start with . If calm already know a history and now is looking for the deep plus comprehension, would have to look elsewhere.
5 / 5
This book is like this interesting, much more that I thought it would be when I saw it in the first place. It says the fantastic history, that has not known for the fact was true, would have the hard time that believes it. Still although I have known to be to spend, still rooted for a train a whole time. I have learnt in fact some history of Florida also. If calm so only read a reservation in a street, the mark sure is this one. Now I want to drive down to some Tones and the see again!
5 / 5
Well, I have to say that I am enjoying this book immensely. They are so only roughly 3/4 of a way by means of him. They are the new resident of Floriday, as while a lot like some habladurĂ­as partorisca reserve roughly is familiarised, has the new recognition partorisca each of these places and to the equal that is coming partorisca be. Henry Flagler was an amazing man. It was incredibly rich but has had the real recognition partorisca some people those who has done partorisca he. It knows that it was request partorisca do an impossible. Inspire his loyalty and tenacity partorisca insist on treating them like this quite like this possible, creating like this comfortable living neighbourhoods like possibe and doing sure that his other consolations have been fulfilled like this more to the equal that can. I never @@give that responsible is for everything of some cities in an east cost of Florida. Any Miami of only build but was there to ensure that his weathered situations that would have undone a whole city. This book gives the realistic view of both a man Flagler and an old uninhabitated regions of Florida, that all know and amour now. You recommend this book.
4 / 5
An author the work adds to describe Henry Flagler tenacity to take a street west Key. It was on against according to insuperable look odds, but with a determination of his engineers, sustains, financially, this impossible task; rain, storms, and mosquitoes, could not taking. Any until 21years after his death, when one 1935 hurricane with 200 one thousand for the paste of now some Tones of Florida, could a full impact of his endeavours be appreciated. I add Read!!!
4 / 5
Has loved this book. Alive Florida and take to some Tones each pair of years. This has meant that has had some points of reference. They are also state by means of the pair of Cat 3 hurricanes. Again, I comprise some of the like a book has described.

A thing that has has wanted to more was that it describes the time when the people have has built things. Enormous things. Maintaining Applications of build.

Has appreciated also a fact a government was bribed like this then how is now.

His Standiford Is the wonderful storyteller. All the world-wide the one who the lives in Florida would have to read this book. I am not sure that can mean it to the external people of Florida this in spite of.
4 / 5
This book was very interesting. It have listened of Flagler, of course, but east rid points a man that has been he has had any idea marries three times and all a trick that surrounds a half and a last. As I have said in a title this coaches really delays down in an end.
5 / 5
This book is like this the history of a development of an oriental seaboard of FL like chronological history of some Tones of Florida' invernadero. An author there have been riveted my chair immediately, with Earnest Hemingway and a hurricane to approach in a start of a book. I have not had to any idea likes the attractive this history to Henry Flagler and a street west Key. This book pulled me while I have had to undermine on my atlas the zoom in the FL tones and be still in detail so only where Flagler was! Some history also, as it say in a landscape that surrounds a first big hotel in St. Augustine. Fascinating! This to good sure is that it remains in mine Kindle and will be reread again. Way too much material well to think has agreed the all a first time around!
5 / 5
Has had plans to travel West Key for a first time and I stumbled in this like this decided book to read for advanced. You are the very interesting and exciting read and a history of Florida surprised. A writing, as with a lot of histories, is not a More adds them but a history is there and is transfers for like this quickly like the a lot of hurricanes there is remarked. My woman read it with which ours travesĂ­a and she also found the thrilling and there is enjoyed an information on some plant arrived to see. If you are familiarised with Florida at all, ossia the must read for all a cost of is the history involved of Jacksonville to Tom West
4 / 5
I recently cycled (in the bicycle) of Miami west Key for the fundraiser. I have seen this book in the tent in West Tone and has has had to that the have. It is SUCH one amazing piece to write. Tongue roughly each one that like this of some Tones and gives the sum of historical perspective. I have loved each page of him. They are by train of the bed While my students read his books in class. It plans on leaving it to them when I am done.
4 / 5
If you have not driven never one in the foreign Street to Tom West or feign to, read this account of Flagler invernadero of the his inception to an end of his use. Not drying history, written with clave and emotion. It has given the few copies of this book to friends too many those who go to be that they drive that famous street. Highly, highly recommended!
4 / 5
These starts of book were with the bang... In a midst of one devastating 1935 Hurricane in some Tones of Florida. Then I take behind to a prompt 1900 is to a planning and eventual conclusion of the as any one would call ' Flagler' Madness' - in current of island isolates it in some Tones of Florida by means of open ocean, the fulfilled intimidating at the same time. Flagler Was the man driven by his desire to have his project of the legacy completed first of his construction when it was already the quite old man. A cost in both financially and in dead person and human suffering in a course of a construction underlines a prize paid for such endeavours. I read it before recognition and the plan of the Tone to reread it now that are to return. Informative and enjoyable.
5 / 5
There be enjoyed to read in this man the one who was a partner of entity the Rockefeller and has established a lot of some cities of entities in Florida. It is like this fascinating to see like plant his heart and head to that builds the street the KeyWest in spite of a odds and seeing some difficulties have found. I have not had any idea of all this transpired and like the enormous storm, perhaps a hurricane more adds to never paste this country has dried his sleep is gone in of the just hours. A history of determination and ingenuity as well as the toil and the tonnes of money have required to do a pocola impossible raisin. Reading very good.
4 / 5
It can not dip this book down. If any alone project or the history embodies an American alcohol, ossia. Ossia For real exceptional writing, packed with enthralling detail and absentee of any excessive speculation. An add read !
4 / 5
Like the resident of a Cost of Gulf of Florida partorisca a past 17 years, there has not been a lot of writing to Flagler accomplishments. But I have listened of his edifice accomplishments and has wanted to read this book. Like this HAPPY I DID. It is good writing and always in interesting. Highly it recommends this book.
4 / 5
There be enjoyed to read roughly Gentleman Flagler determination to extend his street west Key. Some histories of two hurricanes were incredible. I am spent 15 years in a N.C. External banks and remained by means of the each hurricane, but at all there is matched some descriptions of a storm in 1935. It recommends this book to any the one who bolt for a sea in the island of barrier, or in some tones. Beware.
4 / 5
The one who the travesĂ­a has taken with Henry was the first pleasure of class! Has the much better comprising of a state in that I at present am travelling and reason there are so many mosquitos. They do not have prendido Henry, as it can have him has left dulcemente me down?
4 / 5
Wonderful history in Flagler he visionary for his time. I have learnt to plot in an edifice of a street and all this involved in this macizo down taking in West Key.
5 / 5
This was the good history in a question that builds a street but any a lot of detail in Flagler he or a quality of some build of hotel or a golf run. This was really in a street and a lot he a one that goes West Key.
4 / 5
This book has been recommended previously to the travesĂ­a planned west Key. I bought it and has has learnt things in my travesĂ­a that would not have known never has has had to that no for the bed . It is the very interesting and easy bed says almost in a form of the biography of part of Henry Flagler life.

Before reading this book has not been known mine although a lot of some companies and the people was in the society was.

A history in this book is that of an edifice of the street has built to connect some tones in Florida to a mainland. A vision and a tenacity of Flagler is obvious during a book. You are an astute business man this in spite of looked to have empathy for his employees and for an earth that avenges to want to and does like this money of.

Be an engineering fete concealed has not gone included contemplated in a prompt @@@1900s when you begin it. A tragedy in an end when it was dried is gone in the hurricane is palpable to the equal that has read this book.
4 / 5
Ten years ago, when I have visited Beach of Palmera, Florida, there is remarked to the plot of places has appointed with which any one has called Flagler. At the same time I have not had any idea the one who this person was, or reason all in a zone has looked has directed his, but after reading this book, comprises. It is quite clear that, without Henry Flagler vision, and money, Florida today could be a totally different place. This man, almost singlehandedly, has changed Florida of the heat, sleepy zone to the mecca for tourists. His edifice of hotel of luxury, Street of Florida of East Cost, and later a Tone of West Expansion, have given our modern state. This history extremely is that it interests, and found that a lot-written. It says that something has known no before, and ossia always of entity of mine when I have read very a lot of-work of fiction. It is the history of idea, fight, definite success, and subsequent destruction for some forces of an almighty natural storm. To to Men likes him to him Henry Flagler does not walk among knots much longer, and perhaps is all a poor plus for that.
4 / 5
Has travelled of Homestead to Tom West several times and has seen some rests of 'Flagler' Madness'. That an amazing task and the one who the good history.
5 / 5
Has to that read this book. Especially alive in Florida or plan to go to some tones. It is like this intriguing. I confess that I so only skimmed the when it take to sure technicalities of an edifice of a bridge but a history otherwise is riveting. That the add visionary! Henry Flagler redeemed he the time of hundred on and when you look on investigation further in his participation with a company of oil, was disheartened in that little was recognised.... A book is fascinating---and can go in youtube and find bit of history there that supplements amiably (any officially---the he for my account so only for fun).
5 / 5
After answering University of Miami in a 70 east , has lived part time to Florida partorisca the majority of some years partorisca mediate until I take devotion excluyente in a State of Sun in 2010.
Is the state which want to take a lot of reasons (in addition to the obvious - a time), but has known no a lot roughly . It have seen Flagler name (as well as his assistant , Gentleman Krome is ) in a lot of streets , edifices and monuments , but has had any idea the one who the visionary industrialist was, neither to the equal that avenges in his fortune.
This book has said the a lot of history required of some of a history of Florida partorisca some millions and of the million the refugees that movement here of a frigid, big-imposed, states in northeastern has regulated. Fantastically it is writing , law like the novel, but is very researched and relates the history partorisca captivate.
Is also the lesson in a awesome can of hurricanes partorisca a neophyte the one who thinks or is going to 'walk one was'.
Like an aside, is the sweet memory that horrific the climatological chances have arrive long first of a term soyun-transmission of climate ' has been included dreamed on
4 / 5
'A Last Train the Paradise' is the really good history pound roughly Henry Flagler, the one who has touched the enormous function in a development of Florida of modern day. A book combines the very good biography of Mister Flagler and his edifice of the street, mainly down an east cost of Florida, and then by means of some Tones of Florida. A continuous book in partorisca document a hurricane of 1935, this has destroyed a part of Tones of Florida of this street. It was really happy that was able to read this book and felt is fact very good. Like an amateur historian, the chair knows the just quantity of the history of Florida, but has learnt the treat well and really enjoyed this product.

Like the resident of Pennsylvania, now travesĂ­a in Florida partorisca brief visit, once the year in a winter. Mister Flagler Is an obviously remarkable character in Florida to this day. I have wanted always read his biography and of course, of his activities in Florida. This book has tried entirely satisfactory in both considerations.

How is common for me, has purchased a Kindle and accompanying audiobook, and read and has listened simultaneously. A audiobook is faithful to a Kindle and is roughly like this as well as it can be down some circumstances. This in spite of, in this ossia any fiction , a Kindle has photographs, and the bibliography that can not be reproduced in a audiobook. Have enjoyed both, but was so only to purchase one or another, would have chosen a Kindle.
4 / 5
Fascinating, Historical counting again of Henry Flagler operates it that it builds one 'abroad invernadero' of Miami west Key, and of a hurricane to devastate that it has dried it to it to him was. Even more it is exciting if a reader has been in some modern streets and the bridges that directs by means of some Tones and has seen some amazing rests of a street beside a street. A history is almost unbelievable, in this Flagler has built this marvel of a world without essence or oil, but can of the steam used and uncomfortable heavy crew. He and his men have won numerous obstacles like swamps, quickly moving tidal common, yellow-fever, storms, challenges of engineering, and more. Of course, today, this would be one extracted environmentally impossible . But in Flagler day, is considered the soyiracle', or the madness, of as that that one has asked. It is an easy and quickly read, very written, included for the no-to write of to engineering the taste.
4 / 5
Although I have lived in Florida a lot of years and has visited the majority of some historical places has associated with Flagler this is to speak in a book, a book gave he trove of information that has known no and dip the cohesively all near. It liked Especially of a way a narrative has flowed: to start with of with the discussion of one 1935 hurricane of Work day by means of some eyes that was there, then going back in timing to develop Flagler starts—by means of his increase in Regular Oil and his projects in Florida which finally finalised in a Tone of West Extension of a FEC—and of a discussion of a planning and building of an extension behind to a hurricane that destroyed it, and some consequences that has directed his resultant one in the foreign Street.

Costs to remark that this book has been published in 2001, so that has only comparisons of a 1935 storm to other big storms previously to this date (notably Hurricane Andrew). All know that it have it more devastating storms to paste some the USA of this date. I ask if an author has does not have to that never call to return to this book and update some comparisons to any of storms of thesis more recent.
5 / 5
Has bed Last Train to Paradise because I have been interested to learn more in an author and his writing. I have not discovered so only the a lot readable book for the talented writer, has learnt the enormous quantity roughly Henry Flagler and his street west Key. The majority that entertains and educational. His Standiford Won on in his first chapter where he the remarkable work to transmit an intensity, a panic, and a devastation of the hurricane. It returns to this scene in his conclusion. You go in there is a history of the man the one who has against persisted add odds and the other ask the one who propels to to men like Flagler, of those who had it all and is spent his final years that pursues the passion to build something like this unimaginable like Street of Florida of East Cost? I seat lame so only a Kindle and has lost is gone in some pictures. I plan to buy another copy like the present.
4 / 5
A fun read, if the history in some Tones of Florida interest you.

Never has moved of West Key in 1972 I has been fascinated for Henry Flagler is abroad has seen. For a lot it seasons I have travelled frequently a roadways and bridges of a street of drive old.

Now that a lot this infrastructure is abandoned and the parts are deteriorating, was the joy to find this book. Has enormous quantities of the detail and I have found I inspecting topographical maps of some tones to follow some of him.

Good writing, those interest, thorough.
4 / 5
Informs for J Matthews - April 30, 2018

The one who the real extracted to discover the one who Flagler the function in history has has had to that do with the oil Rule has Sawed. And a street to Florida of Jacksonville West Key. Once that has lived in Beach of Palmera West, has had an occasion to visit a Flagler the museum and I have found a Flagler Museum to has been one of a more has not visited never in mine lifetime. This book gives the view of eye of the bird in this subject @@@subject. NOW I WILL READ MORE IN THIS MAN And The PEOPLE And the CHANCES that SURROUNDS The MAN FLAGLER.
4 / 5
Has gone back so only 6 weeks to Florida and while in the west Key has seen Henry Flagler tries in a museum there and has wanted to learn more roughly lucido. This book is an interesting history of Florida and especially some Tones. I have been to a monument for some Victims of Hurricane of 1935 like this said a complete history. Read ossia wants to discover more on some starts of Florida and a snowbirds!
5 / 5
This book is the well writes read of a history of a development of an East Cost of Florida. For any ,likes I, the one who is Florida transplants, is an interesting coverage of a man known simply like this Flagler. The precaution that is bored easily for technical descriptions that there is abundance of the inner, but Gentleman Standiford done an interesting work to counter that with some very human histories of some men those who has built a sleep that Flagler has had to that conquer Florida coastline and link some Tones to a rest of a peninsula. In an end, Character of First Mother and dashes Flagler Madness, but a history is this in spite of him gripping lovely reading of the history so that they are interested in history of Florida.
4 / 5
The history of street is always to interest to this defender of drives. This in spite of historical, law like this it thriller of fiction. A hero wins a villain. It excepts, In this chance a villain is not the person. The times and some tropics result Flagler enemy. In his was, any the one who has built the street has been considered the 'robber baron'. Flagler Wes Certainly the no. Is the humanitarian and he visionary and Standiford the clearly acted writing that has been.
4 / 5
I have enjoyed this look in history. Gentleman Standiford has directed partorisca follow Flagler life, and an edifice complicated of a street west Key, while he a history that interest. A same time, objective Flagler in the positive light, something concealed is not always easy to do with a billionaires of a 19th century.
5 / 5
Interesting book with a lot of details roughly construction of street in of the Tones of Florida. It is history of part of Florida, manual of construction and the thriller that has learnt the plot in the very interesting and little prominent business man known.
4 / 5
Likes -you the history of Florida, reading in trains, contractors, or the old histories in east of West Tones is a book partorisca you. A joy partorisca read and calm can go back and spend for all some bookmarks/marcadors of thousands and visit all some plant written in
5 / 5
like this but also like me the history and the trains. Fascinating Look To as the development done during a start of a last century. I have loved some histories lateralmente on some people of West Tones and some workers those who has been drawn there. I have been interested to learn like the deals have been done and like the cities are remained is gone in some colds if it has not had the stop in or near him. A lot a same way a lot of city and the dry and dead communities when a interstate has been built.
4 / 5
Very read, especially yes has driven down West Key. The information detailed in a narrative, but any to a point of distraction.
5 / 5
Interesting book roughly Henry Flagler the one who has funded the street to the long of an East cost of Florida, and then in West Key in a prompt @@@1900s. Often remarked like this so only to a Canal of Panama like the project of edifice in a zone, this ' see ' by means of an ocean' has taken seven years and at least $ 20,000, of Flagler first money to be completed in 1912. Unfortunately, you are destroyed in 1935 for a Hurricane of Day of the Work.
5 / 5
Could do not finalising, too much detail, especially in an edifice of a phase of clue - west Key. So that they are in an end of a spectre in liking the plot of detail and investigation, this will be the good book . I so only dulcemente boring and leave 36 to a book.
5 / 5
Last Train the Paradise was the add read and dress it welcome to the gargantuan endeavour for some a lot of thousands to build the street west Key. So only a tenacious Henry Flagler could have tried that is to be create and then lost to a awesome powers of character.
5 / 5
One a lot detailed and the history has said well of one of some catastrophes more are the paste Florida Of the sud in a 1930 east. I have wanted to you love/ it That.
4 / 5
Enthralling. Hard to imagine a walk, the industry and the devotion directed in an edifice of a project. Harder to comprehend a cost, a deprivation, and a tragedy that have dissuaded the less committed leader. This fast paced the narrative dips the faces in a nomination which are like this generally associated with some places and infrastructure of Florida of the sud. A book also, incidentally, adapted of a vulnerability of some residents of some tones and one link maintained that community has with some vital services now took partorisca has admitted a 21st century.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 57 ratings
4 / 5
After answering University of Miami in a 70 east , has lived part time to Florida partorisca the majority of some years partorisca mediate until I take devotion excluyente in a State of Sun in 2010.
Is the state which want to take a lot of reasons (in addition to the obvious - a time), but has known no a lot roughly . It have seen Flagler name (as well as his assistant , Gentleman Krome is ) in a lot of streets , edifices and monuments , but has had any idea the one who the visionary industrialist was, neither to the equal that avenges in his fortune.
This book has said the a lot of history required of some of a history of Florida partorisca some millions and of the million the refugees that movement here of a frigid, big-imposed, states in northeastern has regulated. Fantastically it is writing , law like the novel, but is very researched and relates the history partorisca captivate.
Is also the lesson in a awesome can of hurricanes partorisca a neophyte the one who thinks or is going to 'walk one was'.
Like an aside, is the sweet memory that horrific the climatological chances have arrive long first of a term soyun-transmission of climate ' has been included dreamed on
5 / 5
Fascinating, historical counting again of Henry Flagler operates it that it builds one 'abroad invernadero' of Miami west Key, and of a hurricane partorisca devastate that it has dried it to it to him was. Even more it is exciting if a reader has been in some modern streets and the bridges that directs by means of some Tones and has seen some amazing rests of a street beside a street. A history is almost unbelievable, in this Flagler has built this marvel of a world without essence or oil, but can of the steam used and uncomfortable heavy crew. He and his men have won numerous obstacles like swamps, quickly moving tidal common, yellow-fever, storms, challenges of engineering, and more. Of course, today, this would be one extracted environmentally impossible . But in Flagler day, is considered the soyiracle', or the madness, of as that that one has asked. It is an easy and quickly read, very written, included for the no-to write of to engineering the taste.
5 / 5
Although I have lived in Florida a lot of years and has visited the majority of some historical places has associated with Flagler this is to speak in a book, a book gave he trove of information that has known no and dip the cohesively all near. It liked Especially of a way a narrative has flowed: to start with of with the discussion of one 1935 hurricane of Work day by means of some eyes that was there, then going back in timing to develop Flagler starts—by means of his increase in Regular Oil and his projects in Florida which finally finalised in a Tone of West Extension of a FEC—and of a discussion of a planning and building of an extension behind to a hurricane that destroyed it, and some consequences that has directed his resultant one in the foreign Street.

Costs to remark that this book has been published in 2001, so that has only comparisons of a 1935 storm to other big storms previously to this date (notably Hurricane Andrew). All know that it have it more devastating storms to paste some the USA of this date. I ask if an author has does not have to that never call to return to this book and update some comparisons to any of storms of thesis more recent.
4 / 5
A fun read, if the history in some Tones of calm Florida interest you.

Never has moved of West Key in 1972 I has been fascinated for Henry Flagler is abroad has seen. For a lot it seasons I have travelled frequently a roadways and bridges of a street of drive old.

Now that a lot this infrastructure is abandoned and the parts are deteriorating, was the joy to find this book. Has enormous quantities of the detail and I have found I inspecting topographical maps of some tones to follow some of him.

Good writing, those interest, thorough.
4 / 5
I have bed Last Train to Paradise because I have been interested to learn more in an author and his writing. I have not discovered so only the a lot readable book for the talented writer, has learnt the enormous quantity roughly Henry Flagler and his street west Key. The majority that entertains and educational. His Standiford Won on in his first chapter where he the remarkable work to transmit an intensity, a panic, and a devastation of the hurricane. It returns to this scene in his conclusion. You go in there is a history of the man the one who has against persisted add odds and the other ask the one who propels to to men like Flagler, of those who had it all and is spent his final years that pursues the passion to build something like this unimaginable like Street of Florida of East Cost? I seat lame so only a Kindle and has lost is gone in some pictures. I plan to buy another copy like the present.
5 / 5
Description for J Matthews - April 30, 2018

The one who the real extracted to discover the one who Flagler the function in history has has had to that do with the oil Rule has Sawed. And a street to Florida of Jacksonville West Key. Once that has lived in Beach of Palmera West, has had an occasion to visit a Flagler the museum and I have found a Flagler Museum to has been one of a more has not visited never in mine lifetime. This book gives the view of eye of the bird in this subject @@@subject. NOW I WILL READ MORE IN THIS MAN And The PEOPLE And the CHANCES that SURROUNDS The MAN FLAGLER.
4 / 5
It has gone back so only 6 weeks to Florida and while in the west Key has seen Henry Flagler tries in a museum there and has loved to learn more roughly lucido. This book is an interesting history of Florida and especially some Tones. I have been to a monument for some Victims of Hurricane of 1935 like this said a complete history. Read ossia wants to discover more on some starts of Florida and a snowbirds!
5 / 5
This book is the well writes read of a history of a development of an East Cost of Florida. For any ,likes I, the one who is Florida transplants, is an interesting coverage of a man known simply like this Flagler. The precaution that is bored easily for technical descriptions that there is abundance of the inner, but Gentleman Standiford done an interesting work to counter that with some very human histories of some men those who has built a sleep that Flagler has had to conquer Florida coastline and link some Tones to a rest of a peninsula. In an end, Character of First Mother and dashes Flagler Madness, but a history is this in spite of him gripping lovely reading of the history so that they are interested in history of Florida.
5 / 5
The history of street is always to interest to this defender of drives. This in spite of historical, law like this it thriller of fiction. A hero wins a villain. It excepts, In this chance a villain is not the person. The times and some tropics result Flagler enemy. In his was, any the one who has built the street has been considered the 'robber baron'. Flagler Wes Certainly the no. Is the humanitarian and he visionary and Standiford the clearly acted writing that has been.
5 / 5
All the world knows a name 'Rockefeller'; it is synonymous with wealth and can. Less know a name 'John D. Rockefeller,' A nineteenth century paterfamilias of a clan, the one who is trace of a trader of dark grain to a boss of a powerful plus of American companies, Regular Oil (today Exxon Mobil). Less still know that although John D. Rockefeller Was a public face of Regular Oil, Rockefeller has had the partner the one who has maintained some books and has directed a backroom deals, and can, in fact, is more be responsible for the financial success of the oil Rule that Rockefeller he. This man has been Henry has appointed Morison Flagler, and his name is hardly the word of house, hardly still Florida Of the sud where the people have has listened at least a name.

For a time Flagler was fifty five, is one of some men plus very rich in a world. There is the reputation deserved like him cutthroat robber baron, and had been researched by Congress and denigrated in a press for his avidity. Still, in fifty five, a trajectory of Henry Flagler the life has changed entirely. In a tentativa to relieve the chronic asthma of his first woman, leave his sprawling Westchester County (NY), held, bizarrely Toe to bend called,' and wine to St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city of Amsterdam, where a summer perpetuate of Florida has relieved his breathe. You are when Flagler has seen his first tree of palmera that a stoic the heart of the business tycoon has melted. You fall enamoured with Florida passionately, a way some men fall enamoured with women. It build the house in St. Augustine, has dipped the street, and has then built the hotel of centre for his friends and associates like this also could enjoy Florida. Captivated For a field, Flagler travelled down a cost until it finds that considers to be paradise---and in his own private Xanadu this Kublai Khan the stately tame he to like has decreed.

That tame to like stands close. It calls Beach of Palmera, now one of some cities plus very rich in Amsterdam. And here also, Flagler has extended a street and has built the hotel of centre, some Breakers massively, still one of the majority of hotel to impose of a nation.

His author Standiford says that when Flagler the beach of Palmera has built also believes a structure of class of Florida, for a camp of rough service of some workers that to the palmera has built in fact the beach dips 500 course by means of Value of Lake, and more is late known result likes Beach of Palmera West. And until 2000, the beach of Palmera West was an exact opposite of glittering Beach of Palmera, he ramshackle city, hardly returned to be some Chairs of County of a big and more rich plus that the 67 counties of Florida. In 2000, the Beach of jueza of venue of Palmera West, later known as 'Hangs it Chad,' has given a Presidential election to George W. Bush, the one who has rewarded Beach of Palmera West with the stock exchange of blank cheque of urban renewal. A shanties to the long of some clues of street are disappeared, and the city of tent tends, fine restaurants, and venues to re-create substituted the, seemingly at night, in spite of the flailing economy and the estaca-9/11 numbness the one who unemployment persists. Now, Beach of Palmera West, this in spite of still a poorer report, has moved of a room in a toolshed to a pension. (Standiford The book is coming to the long of too prompt to register this amazing transformation. A book also predates an edifice of a new Jewfish Bridge of Brook in 2008, he flyover which has left a zone around the to be restored ecologically).

In that built the Xanadu, Flagler looked around for more than worlds to conquer. More than going West, goes To the sud, that gives the connection to drive to sleepy Strong Lauderdale. Further to one Of the sud, a enterprising the woman has appointed Julia Tuttle, the one who has possessed the majority of an earth around a estaca of old flange has appointed Strong Tiled, traded his earth to Flagler for the line of drive and urban improvements. Some thankful citizens of Strong Tiled has sworn to rename his tiny city 'Flagler' after his benefactor, but Flagler modestly has insisted that a city be appointed for a venue of native American tribe that'd lived to the long of his River of Miami of the namesake.

In that achieved the Miami, Flagler has seen any reason to take edifice. In that then, a nineteenth late century, West Key, in faraway Island of Bone, was a main city in Florida, the odd outlier where smugglers, American Of the sud insurrectos in a lam, and the pirate cheek lived-for-jowl with costruttrici of cigarette, fishermen, artisans, and artists. And although the island of Bone dips roughly 125 miles by means of mostly the dotted open water for small points of chorals and aldeas for the strong and independent folk those who called him Conchs (pronounced 'Konk'), Flagler drive to armour plate imagined that jump in an ocean to connect West Tone to a mainland.

Be the time of giant sleeps. In Big Bretagna, Ismay and Harland & Wolff was blueprinting the trio of ships to call some 'Olympic,' 'Gigantic,' and 'Titanic.' A Canal of Panama was a-building, and Flagler has imagined that Canal transshipments would use to bustle West Key like his main port if the only elements could be moved easily on a line. The Habana, Also, could be linked to steamer of West worlds Key to two daily times like them some the exotic tropical fruits of Cuba could be rid to drive to New York in 48 hours.

In a lot of ways, an edifice of Flagler the street by means of a sea likes recounted here echoes David McCullough is A Street Among some Seas: A Creation of a Canal of Panama, 1870-1914. Both projects of construction have taken place almost simultaneously and faced alike hurdles. A lot a legislation-of-way for Flagler the line of train has had to be painstakingly cut out of jungle of swamp of the mangrove and sawgrass wilderness, he Carboniferous world-wide of Era that was teeming with billions malarial mosquitoes, scorpions, spiders of wolf, and natural gas spouts, punctuated for Mesozoic alligators of Era and snakes, the world where the man has not belonged and few men have had never ventured. Flagler surveyor, William Krome, was almost has lost to try map the street by means of mainland Monroe County (a main zone that Rhode Island with the population has numbered so only around one hundred included today). And same when the street has been found, an unexpected has maintained to spend (the surprise of Lake has been appointed for the very simple reason).

But where some constructors of a Canal of Panama has looked for to join two masses of water, some constructors of a street have looked for to join two organism of earth. A piece of Tones of Florida in the languorous arch southwestward out of a mainland. There are hundreds of Tones, a rest outcroppings of the long-extinct coral reef. A main arch is done on perhaps three islands of main bookmark, separated in the places for canals narrow enough to jump by means of, and in other places for empty to the equal that to to widths like him seven miles. Some Tones have almost any sources of natural fresh water, some have been covered entirely in jungle, and another was practically deserts surrounded by the turquoise sea. All the supplies have had to be spent in stops drive and boat, and new bridgebuilding the technicians devised in a fly. Seven Bridge of One thousand is the marvel , partorisca in his midpoint an also could be in midocean; any earth is visible, except the tiny tone or two paralleling a street.

His Standiford, the author of Florida of some repute, manages his @@subject a lot in general, although LAST TRAIN To PARADISE is the escentro announced book, a class to reserve one finds classed down 'Local Interest' more than 'History,' the full book of small factoids in a text, like that Marathon, Florida has taken his name , or a fact that an old abbreviation for Florida, 'FLA' has been said to be an abbreviation for 'Flagler' also, of a two was like this closely joined near. His Standiford one was-observation of note: Like a Canal, many some men those who has built a street was black , any Islanders or African-American. Standiford Marks a commentary that a toil and the conditions of heat were surprisingly last in some descendants that'd be of the slaves, as to the immunity to rough conditions has to that somehow it has been genetic in these men. I displeased That I comment a lot. McCullough Raisin treats it well to time to detail some daily working lives of some men, comprising his houses, lunches, and re-create. He like this fact Standiford, well down to an officially invisible floating bawdy houses that dips moored cost out of some Tones (and Panama, also, thus subject; it is quite probably that some of some same men have done both projects and has shared a company of some of some same ladies in both venues). While Standiford is David McCullough, he well quite describe some the brutal conditions drops that some men have done, and his triumphs and reverses.

The stops have had reverses. While a Canal of Panama there has been the massive swipe in a Yard of Snake that operates it the camp has swallowed plenary of integer of men, and has then required to duplicate a work to undermine was among some cadaveri of some miserable, a street has has faced hurricanes that has done one same, and has required one same reconstructing of a line under one same duress. Oddly Enough, some hurricanes of 1906 and 1908 has attacked so much a line in his point to progress further, launching supplies of edifice (and men) to an ocean and testing (and breaking) some describes so only under construction. Has has had to that a lot be substituted and reconstructed and stronger , but so that the time is spent, was time that is resulted an enemy adds, for one ageing and ailing Flagler wished to locate his drives to Tom West before it die.

Flagler Taken his desire in January of 1912, but his vision of West Tone like the port of the sud of the entity of Amsterdam there is not coming never true. Cellular And Discharges and especially New Orleans is resulted some utmost ports of one Of the sud Tier. West key, crammed to the his tiny isle, has had any place to grow. Like the result, Flagler Street of Cost Of is has not spent never one load can have, and has gone to receivership some years after his death in 1913. Still, it was the line of drives to populate for tourists that like this of the day of the winter, as it was said, could board a train in the snowbound New York and wake up in some tropics two days later with the view of at all but blue heaven, white clouds, and he bluegreen the sea framed for trees of palmera.

This idyllic the adventure is remained available until Work day 1935, when one the majority of powerful hurricane never to paste the United States rasgaron by means of some Upper Half Tones that twenty of band of on 200 miles for now. A barometer has fallen like this down as and probably go down that . Residents of tones and visitatore unfortunate enough to be taken by a storm (which had not been forecast) has been murdered in some hundreds. The organism of residents has been found 40 miles of his houses, in that has been spent there in some winds. Twenty years later, three cars that belongs to the tourists time very missing has been digs with his skeletonized still inner occupants. A storm unleashed he tsunami estimated to has been anywhere of 20 feet to 40 feet in height that has washed was all a trackbed in some Half Tones and derailed some cars of a train of rescue has sent to save the one who could be except (the engine, weighing in up 300,000 pounds withstood a wall of water without toppling on).

A keening the winds have touched it tocsin for a FECRR. Without advantages to reconstruct, a street has sold his legislations to a State of Florida which has built one in the foreign Street west Key. Today, it is so only the little walk of hours among Beach of Palmera and West Key, although the cautious engine the one who maintains his eyes in a street loses a lot of a magnitude of a travesĂ­a. Built in of the places atop a line of drive and in his parallel places, one abroad the street spends for big a gallant ruins of 'Flagler' Madness,' quell'still stand as daring a human soul to envision an impossible and he real.
4 / 5
All the world knows a name 'Rockefeller'; it is synonymous with wealth and can. Less know a name 'John D. Rockefeller,' A nineteenth century paterfamilias of a clan, the one who is trace of a trader of dark grain to a boss of a powerful plus of American companies, Regular Oil (today Exxon Mobil). Less still know that although John D. Rockefeller Was a public face of Regular Oil, Rockefeller has had the partner the one who has maintained some books and has directed a backroom deals, and can, in fact, is more be manager partorisca the financial success of the oil Rule that Rockefeller he. This man has been Henry has appointed Morison Flagler, and his name is hardly the word of house, hardly still Florida Of the sud where the people have has listened at least a name.

For a time Flagler was fifty five, is one of some men some rich plus in a world. There is the reputation deserved like the cutthroat robber baron, and had been researched by Congress and denigrated in a press partorisca his avidity. Still, in fifty five, a trajectory of Henry Flagler the life has changed entirely. In a tentativa partorisca relieve the chronic asthma of his first woman, leave his sprawling Westchester County (NY), held, bizarrely has called Toe of bow,' and has come the St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city of Amsterdam, where a summer perpetuate of Florida has relieved his breathe. You are when Flagler has seen his first tree of palmera that a stoic the heart of the business tycoon has melted. You fall enamoured with Florida passionately, a way some men fall enamoured with women. It build the house in St. Augustine, has dipped the street, and has then built the hotel of centre partorisca his friends and associates like this also could enjoy Florida. Captivated For a field, Flagler has travelled down a cost until it finds that considers partorisca be paradise---and in his own private Xanadu this Kublai Khan the stately the dome to like has decreed.

That tame to like still stands. It calls Beach of Palmera, now one of some cities some rich plus in Amsterdam. And here also, Flagler has extended a street and has built the hotel of centre, some massive Breakers, still one of the majority of hotel partorisca impose of a nation.

Author His Standiford says that when Flagler has built Beach of the palmera also believes a structure of class of Florida, partorisca a camp of rough service of some workers that the palmera has built in fact the beach dips 500 course by means of Value of Lake, and more is resulted late known likes Beach of Palmera West. And until 2000, the beach of Palmera West was an exact opposite of glittering Beach of Palmera, he ramshackle city, hardly returned partorisca be some Chairs of County of a big and more rich plus that the 67 counties of Florida. In 2000, the Beach of jueza of venue of Palmera West, later known as 'Hangs it Chad,' has given a Presidential election to George W. Bush, the one who has rewarded Beach of Palmera West with the stock exchange of blank cheque of urban renewal. A shanties to the long of some clues of street are disappeared, and the city of tent tends, restaurants refinados, and venues to re-create substituted the, seemingly at night, in spite of the flailing economy and the estaca-9/11 numbness the one who unemployment persists. Now, Beach of Palmera West, this in spite of still a poorer report, has moved of a room in a toolshed to a pension. (Standiford The book is coming to the long of too prompt partorisca register this amazing transformation. A book also predates an edifice of a new Jewfish Bridge of Brook in 2008, the flyover to the equal that has left a zone around the partorisca be restored ecologically).

In that built the Xanadu, Flagler looked around partorisca more than worlds partorisca conquer. More than going West, goes To the sud, that gives the connection to drive the sleepy Strong Lauderdale. Further to one Of the sud, a enterprising the woman has appointed Julia Tuttle, the one who has possessed the majority of an earth around a estaca of old flange has appointed Strong Tiled, traded his earth the Flagler partorisca the line of drive and urban improvements. Some thankful citizens of Strong Tiled has sworn partorisca rename his tiny city 'Flagler' after his benefactor, but Flagler modestly has insisted that a city be appointed partorisca a local of native American tribe that'd lived to the long of his River of Miami of the namesake.

In that achieved the Miami, Flagler has seen any reason partorisca take edifice. In that then, a nineteenth late century, West Key, in faraway Island of Bone, was a main city in Florida, the odd outlier where smugglers, American Of the sud insurrectos in a lam, and the pirate cheek lived-for-jowl with costruttrici of cigarette, fishermen, artisans, and artists. And although the island of Bone dips roughly 125 miles by means of mostly the dotted open water for small points of chorals and aldeas for the strong and independent folk those who called Conchs (pronounced 'Konk'), Flagler drive partorisca armour plate imagined that jump in an ocean partorisca connect West Tone to a mainland.

Be the time of giant sleeps. In Big Bretagna, Ismay and Harland & Wolff was blueprinting the trio of ships partorisca call some 'Olympic,' 'Gigantic,' and 'Titanic.' A Canal of Panama was a-building, and Flagler imagined that Canal transshipments would use partorisca bustle West Key like his main port if the only elements could be moved easily on a line. The Habana, Also, could be linked west Key for the steamer to two daily times like them some the exotic tropical fruits of Cuba could be rid to drive to New York in 48 hours.

In a lot of ways, an edifice of Flagler invernadero by means of a sea like recounted here echoes David McCullough is A Street Among some Seas: A Creation of a Canal of Panama, 1870-1914. Both projects of construction have taken place almost simultaneously and faced alike hurdles. A lot a legislation-of-way partorisca Flagler the line of train has had to be painstakingly cut out of jungle of swamp of the mangrove and sawgrass wilderness, the Carboniferous world of Era that was teeming with billions malarial mosquitoes, scorpions, spiders of wolf, and natural gas spouts, punctuated for Mesozoic alligators of Era and snakes, the world where the man has not belonged and few men have had never ventured. Flagler surveyor, William Krome, was almost has lost to try map the street by means of mainland Monroe County (a main zone that Rhode Island with the population has numbered so only around one hundred included today). And same when the street has been found, an unexpected has maintained to spend (the surprise of Lake has been appointed for the very simple reason).

But where some constructors of a Canal of Panama has looked for to join two masses of water, some constructors of a street have looked for to join two organism of earth. A piece of Tones of Florida in the languorous arch southwestward out of a mainland. There are hundreds of Tones, a rest outcroppings of the long-extinct coral reef. A main arch is done on perhaps three islands of main bookmark, separated in the places for canals narrow enough to jump by means of, and in other places for empty to the equal that to to widths like him seven miles. Some Tones have almost any one sources of natural fresh water, some have been covered entirely in jungle, and another was practically deserts surrounded by the turquoise sea. All the supplies have had to be spent in stops drive and boat, and new bridgebuilding the technicians devised in a fly. Seven Bridge of One thousand is the marvel , partorisca in his midpoint an also could be in midocean; any earth is visible, except the tiny tone or two paralleling a street.

His Standiford, the author of Florida of any repute, manages his @@subject a lot in general, although LAST TRAIN To PARADISE is the escentro announced book, a class to reserve one finds classed down 'Local Interest' more than 'History,' the full book of small factoids in a text, like that Marathon, Florida has taken his name , or a fact that an old abbreviation for Florida, 'FLA' has been said to be an abbreviation partorisca 'Flagler' also, of a two was like this closely joined near. His Standiford one was-observation of note: Like a Canal, a lot some men those who has built a street was black , any Islanders or African-American. Standiford Marcos a commentary that a toil and the conditions of heat were surprisingly last in some descendants that'd be of the slaves, as to the immunity to rough conditions has to that somehow it has been genetic in these men. I displeased That I comment a lot. McCullough Raisin treats it well to time partorisca detail some daily working lives of some men, comprising his houses, lunches, and re-create. He like this fact Standiford, well down to an officially invisible floating bawdy houses that dips moored cost out of some Tones (and Panama, also, thus subject; it is quite probably that some of some same men have done both projects and has shared a company of some of some same ladies in both venues). While Standiford is David McCullough, he well quite describe some the brutal conditions drops that some men have done, and his triumphs and reverses.

The stops have had reverses. While a Canal of Panama there has been the massive swipe in a Yard of Snake that operates it the camp has swallowed plenary of integer of men, and has then required to duplicate a work to undermine was among some cadaveri of some miserable, a street has has faced hurricanes that has done one same, and has required one same reconstructing of a line under one same duress. Oddly Enough, some hurricanes of 1906 and 1908 has attacked so much a line in his point to progress further, launching supplies of edifice (and men) to an ocean and testing (and breaking) some describes so only under construction. Has has had to that a lot be substituted and reconstructed and stronger , but so that the time is spent, was time that is resulted an enemy adds, for one ageing and ailing Flagler wished to locate his drives to Tom West before it die.

Flagler Taken his desire in January of 1912, but his vision of West Tone like the port of the sud of the entity of Amsterdam there is not coming never true. Cellular And Discharges and especially New Orleans is resulted some utmost ports of one Of the sud Tier. West key, crammed to the his tiny isle, has had any place to grow. Like the result, Flagler Street of Cost Of is has not spent never one load can have, and has gone to receivership some years after his death in 1913. Still, it was the line of drives to populate for tourists that like this of the day of the winter, as it was said, could board a train in the snowbound New York and wake up in some tropics two days later with view of at all but blue heaven, white clouds, and he bluegreen the sea framed for trees of palmera.

This idyllic the adventure is remained available until Work day 1935, when one the majority of powerful hurricane never to paste the United States rasgaron by means of some Upper Half Tones that twenty of band of on 200 miles for now. A barometer has fallen like this down as and probably go down that . Residents of tones and visitatore unfortunate enough to be taken by a storm (which had not been forecast) has been murdered in some hundreds. The organism of residents has been found 40 miles of his houses, in that has been spent there in some winds. Twenty years later, three cars that belongs to the tourists time a lot disappeared has been digs with his skeletonized still inner occupants. A storm unleashed it tsunami estimated to has been anywhere of 20 feet to 40 feet in height that has washed was all a trackbed in some Half Tones and derailed some cars of a train of rescue has sent to save the one who could be except (the engine, weighing in up 300,000 pounds withstood a wall of water without toppling on).

A keening the winds have touched it tocsin for a FECRR. Without advantages to reconstruct, a street has sold his legislations to a State of Florida which has built one in the foreign Street west Key. Today, it is so only the little walk of hours among Beach of Palmera and West Key, although the cautious engine the one who maintains his eyes in a street loses a lot of a magnitude of a travesĂ­a. Built in of the places atop a line of drive and in his parallel places, one abroad the street spends for big a gallant ruins of 'Flagler' Madness,' the still stand as daring a human soul to envision an impossible and he real.
4 / 5
External of Florida of Henry Flagler is quite a anecdotal enciphers. Forgotten likes cofounder of Regular Oil, is a man the one who has done an East Cost of Florida to that is today. His short-the street has lived the west tone was a marvel of engineering, destroyed by prompt character in his brief life.
This book is view adds to a street as well as to some men those who built it.
5 / 5
This has surpassed my expectations and, when being transplants it to FLA, has developed to plot in a formation of a state. Reminiscent Of a history of an edifice of a Transcontinental Street. Although Flagler had not decided partorisca take on this 'bridge too far', sweats imprint was already in a breakout of Florida of the swamp to the feasible and productive state. Dramatic history, a lot of crafted. Recommended. (A prĂłjimo big breakthrough for Florida was a come of airs to condition that they leave it to be the state of 12 month in place of the eseasonal' state).
5 / 5
Although they are so only roughly 2/3 of a way by means of this book, is to good sure the winner for me. History of amour and streets and Street of Florida of East Cost, especially a Tone of West extension was one of some the majority of difficult streets to build in history. Henry Flagler was also it fascinating man. He almost so only-handedly opened an east cost of Florida for development and has founded a city of Miami.
4 / 5
Ossia it fascinating Book. As he 4th professor to note that teaches history of Florida, was the way adds to undermine bit it deeper and share excerpts my class. A class has taken note and has completed it Flagler the project with bus of model to use all the classes of the materials that comprises legos. They have built a tone of west extension, has aimed a Storm of a Century, and showed the one who Flager travelled to Strong Tiled (Miami). Rid adds!
4 / 5
This was an interesting bed. Flagler Is certainly the big name here Florida of the sud. Some chronicles to reserve Flagler fights to build the line of street by means of some Tones of Florida and in West Key. Struggling by means of three hurricanes, struggling swamps and illness, Flagler marvels of the company of engineering has employed, building new bridges by means of an ocean of key to the yours, so only to have hundreds of miles of the clues rasgadas on and sotterrati for a relentless sea. My only critique was an organisation , likes the reservation begun was to be roughly Flagler a man, and has moved quickly to a street projects how was on some the fights. We never really took to look inside a man to learn more in his passion to finalise, first of his death, a line to drive west Key.
5 / 5
In that that a walk of Miami to Tom West the pair of time, has been curious on some abandoned bridges that see all a way down some Tones. When Any one recommended this book of mine has been excited to learn like these bridges have taken there - which I - but has learnt to plot more also.

Henry Flagler, the one who has done his fortune like Rockefeller prompt partner in Regular Oil, is spent that fortune like pioneering developer of an East Cost of Florida. One of one the majority of fascinating the things learn in this book is so only the one who late in history of USA a development of Florida is coming roughly. Like this recently like @@@1890s, Miami was so only the small outpost called Strong Tiled this was reachable so only for the travesĂ­a of train, then boat, then horse-the transport has drawn. In a @@@1890s!

A same time, the west Key was one the majority of Florida of populous city with 20,000 inhabitants and the thriving economy. Flagler Imagined that the west Key would result one the majority of port of deep water of entity in an East Cost with a conclusion of a Canal of Panama and that his street would spend everything of this load in some the EUA continental. He never spent, and for a time contruction was halfway does Flagler has known was incredibly unlikely, but for that time was committed to estroll his own steel to Tom West before it die.'

All of that is part and container to this history of man against character in the way that so only can not spend in today was of the environmental awareness augmented (I supposition would not owe that block a flow of a Current of Gulf after all). In an end, everything is undone for a storm of the main gulf in the history has registered, a storm of Day of the Work of 1935.

One adds read for any defender of history or any the one who is interested in some Tones or Florida.
5 / 5
An ad of sales has aimed the book with the coverage of photo. A book arrived with the simple blue coverage, any picture, any one printing. A book was for the person in the nursing marries that it is a lot visual, likes a bit pictures, but pode any one beds. You are disappointed that it do not have any picture in a coverage. We expect to take the book with a picture in a coverage how has been showed in an available ad of the Amazon.
5 / 5
A train west Key is the fascinating subject and 'Last Train to Paradise' is the highly readable account of his construction and destruction later. One same can be said of Henry Flagler impulses to develop Florida with his fortune of Regular Oil. I am pleased that has read a book.

But a writing looks rushed and has researched insufficiently. Some subjects, as some accounts of hurricane, a construction of some columns in an ocean, and a need for the special type of cimienta, is covered and king-covered, to a point that the reader could wish for more than tight modifying. Another, as some questions that buys a lot of-of-way by means of some islands, some decisions of alignment, a work-arounds required partorisca accommodate a construction of Lake of the Surprise, and a decision to deny dredging the permissions for some have proposed West Tones seaport, is presented and then forgotten. I know it it can be difficult to find quite a lot of information to answer all the questions and to sustain the level, the account has balanced. But it feels like an endeavour was particularly déficient thus book.

If, taste, knows of small or at all of a Tone of West street, ossia the fine place to start with . If calm already know a history and now is looking for the deep plus comprehension, would have to look elsewhere.
5 / 5
This book is like this interesting, much more that I thought it would be when I saw it in the first place. It says the fantastic history, that has not known for the fact was true, would have the hard time that believes it. Still although I have known to be to spend, still rooted for a train a whole time. I have learnt in fact some history of Florida also. If calm so only read a reservation in a street, the mark sure is this one. Now I want to drive down to some Tones and the see again!
4 / 5
'A Last Train the Paradise' is the really good history pound roughly Henry Flagler, the one who has touched the enormous function in a development of Florida of modern day. A book combines the very good biography of Mister Flagler and his edifice of the street, mainly down an east cost of Florida, and then by means of some Tones of Florida. A continuous book in partorisca document a hurricane of 1935, this has destroyed a part of Tones of Florida of this street. It was really happy that was able to read this book and felt is fact very good. Like an amateur historian, the chair knows the just quantity of the history of Florida, but has learnt the treat well and really enjoyed this product.

Like the resident of Pennsylvania, now travesĂ­a in Florida partorisca brief visit, once the year in a winter. Mister Flagler Is an obviously remarkable character in Florida to this day. I have wanted always read his biography and of course, of his activities in Florida. This book has tried entirely satisfactory in both considerations.

How is common for me, has purchased a Kindle and accompanying audiobook, and read and has listened simultaneously. A audiobook is faithful to a Kindle and is roughly like this as well as it can be down some circumstances. This in spite of, in this ossia any fiction , a Kindle has photographs, and the bibliography that can not be reproduced in a audiobook. Have enjoyed both, but was so only to purchase one or another, would have chosen a Kindle.
5 / 5
Fascinating, Historical counting again of Henry Flagler operates it that it builds one 'abroad invernadero' of Miami west Key, and of a hurricane to devastate that it has dried it to it to him was. Even more it is exciting if a reader has been in some modern streets and the bridges that directs by means of some Tones and has seen some amazing rests of a street beside a street. A history is almost unbelievable, in this Flagler has built this marvel of a world without essence or oil, but can of the steam used and uncomfortable heavy crew. He and his men have won numerous obstacles like swamps, quickly moving tidal common, yellow-fever, storms, challenges of engineering, and more. Of course, today, this would be one extracted environmentally impossible . But in Flagler day, is considered the soyiracle', or the madness, of as that that one has asked. It is an easy and quickly read, very written, included for the no-to write of to engineering the taste.
5 / 5
Has bed Last Train to Paradise because I have been interested to learn more in an author and his writing. I have not discovered so only the a lot readable book for the talented writer, has learnt the enormous quantity roughly Henry Flagler and his street west Key. The majority that entertains and educational. His Standiford Won on in his first chapter where he the remarkable work to transmit an intensity, a panic, and a devastation of the hurricane. It returns to this scene in his conclusion. You go in there is a history of the man the one who has against persisted add odds and the other ask the one who propels to to men like Flagler, of those who had it all and is spent his final years that pursues the passion to build something like this unimaginable like Street of Florida of East Cost? I seat lame so only a Kindle and has lost is gone in some pictures. I plan to buy another copy like the present.
5 / 5
A fun read, if the history in some Tones of Florida interest you.

Never has moved of West Key in 1972 I has been fascinated for Henry Flagler is abroad has seen. For a lot it seasons I have travelled frequently a roadways and bridges of a street of drive old.

Now that a lot this infrastructure is abandoned and the parts are deteriorating, was the joy to find this book. Has enormous quantities of the detail and I have found I inspecting topographical maps of some tones to follow some of him.

Good writing, those interest, thorough.
4 / 5
Informs for J Matthews - April 30, 2018

The one who the real extracted to discover the one who Flagler the function in history has has had to that do with the oil Rule has Sawed. And a street to Florida of Jacksonville West Key. Once that has lived in Beach of Palmera West, has had an occasion to visit a Flagler the museum and I have found a Flagler Museum to has been one of a more has not visited never in mine lifetime. This book gives the view of eye of the bird in this subject @@@subject. NOW I WILL READ MORE IN THIS MAN And The PEOPLE And the CHANCES that SURROUNDS The MAN FLAGLER.
5 / 5
Has gone back so only 6 weeks to Florida and while in the west Key has seen Henry Flagler tries in a museum there and has wanted to learn more roughly lucido. This book is an interesting history of Florida and especially some Tones. I have been to a monument for some Victims of Hurricane of 1935 like this said a complete history. Read ossia wants to discover more on some starts of Florida and a snowbirds!
4 / 5
This book is the well writes read of a history of a development of an East Cost of Florida. For any ,likes I, the one who is Florida transplants, is an interesting coverage of a man known simply like this Flagler. The precaution that is bored easily for technical descriptions that there is abundance of the inner, but Gentleman Standiford done an interesting work to counter that with some very human histories of some men those who has built a sleep that Flagler has had to that conquer Florida coastline and link some Tones to a rest of a peninsula. In an end, Character of First Mother and dashes Flagler Madness, but a history is this in spite of him gripping lovely reading of the history so that they are interested in history of Florida.
4 / 5
Well, I have to say that I am enjoying this book immensely. They are so only roughly 3/4 of a way by means of him. They are the new resident of Floriday, as while a lot like some habladurĂ­as partorisca reserve roughly is familiarised, has the new recognition partorisca each of these places and to the equal that is coming partorisca be. Henry Flagler was an amazing man. It was incredibly rich but has had the real recognition partorisca some people those who has done partorisca he. It knows that it was request partorisca do an impossible. Inspire his loyalty and tenacity partorisca insist on treating them like this quite like this possible, creating like this comfortable living neighbourhoods like possibe and doing sure that his other consolations have been fulfilled like this more to the equal that can. I never @@give that responsible is for everything of some cities in an east cost of Florida. Any Miami of only build but was there to ensure that his weathered situations that would have undone a whole city. This book gives the realistic view of both a man Flagler and an old uninhabitated regions of Florida, that all know and amour now. You recommend this book.
4 / 5
An author the work adds to describe Henry Flagler tenacity to take a street west Key. It was on against according to insuperable look odds, but with a determination of his engineers, sustains, financially, this impossible task; rain, storms, and mosquitoes, could not taking. Any until 21years after his death, when one 1935 hurricane with 200 one thousand for the paste of now some Tones of Florida, could a full impact of his endeavours be appreciated. I add Read!!!
5 / 5
Has loved this book. Alive Florida and take to some Tones each pair of years. This has meant that has had some points of reference. They are also state by means of the pair of Cat 3 hurricanes. Again, I comprise some of the like a book has described.

A thing that has has wanted to more was that it describes the time when the people have has built things. Enormous things. Maintaining Applications of build.

Has appreciated also a fact a government was bribed like this then how is now.

His Standiford Is the wonderful storyteller. All the world-wide the one who the lives in Florida would have to read this book. I am not sure that can mean it to the external people of Florida this in spite of.
5 / 5
This book was very interesting. It have listened of Flagler, of course, but east rid points a man that has been he has had any idea marries three times and all a trick that surrounds a half and a last. As I have said in a title this coaches really delays down in an end.
4 / 5
This book is like this the history of a development of an oriental seaboard of FL like chronological history of some Tones of Florida' invernadero. An author there have been riveted my chair immediately, with Earnest Hemingway and a hurricane to approach in a start of a book. I have not had to any idea likes the attractive this history to Henry Flagler and a street west Key. This book pulled me while I have had to undermine on my atlas the zoom in the FL tones and be still in detail so only where Flagler was! Some history also, as it say in a landscape that surrounds a first big hotel in St. Augustine. Fascinating! This to good sure is that it remains in mine Kindle and will be reread again. Way too much material well to think has agreed the all a first time around!
5 / 5
Has had plans to travel West Key for a first time and I stumbled in this like this decided book to read for advanced. You are the very interesting and exciting read and a history of Florida surprised. A writing, as with a lot of histories, is not a More adds them but a history is there and is transfers for like this quickly like the a lot of hurricanes there is remarked. My woman read it with which ours travesĂ­a and she also found the thrilling and there is enjoyed an information on some plant arrived to see. If you are familiarised with Florida at all, ossia the must read for all a cost of is the history involved of Jacksonville to Tom West
4 / 5
I recently cycled (in the bicycle) of Miami west Key for the fundraiser. I have seen this book in the tent in West Tone and has has had to that the have. It is SUCH one amazing piece to write. Tongue roughly each one that like this of some Tones and gives the sum of historical perspective. I have loved each page of him. They are by train of the bed While my students read his books in class. It plans on leaving it to them when I am done.
4 / 5
If you have not driven never one in the foreign Street to Tom West or feign to, read this account of Flagler invernadero of the his inception to an end of his use. Not drying history, written with clave and emotion. It has given the few copies of this book to friends too many those who go to be that they drive that famous street. Highly, highly recommended!
5 / 5
These starts of book were with the bang... In a midst of one devastating 1935 Hurricane in some Tones of Florida. Then I take behind to a prompt 1900 is to a planning and eventual conclusion of the as any one would call ' Flagler' Madness' - in current of island isolates it in some Tones of Florida by means of open ocean, the fulfilled intimidating at the same time. Flagler Was the man driven by his desire to have his project of the legacy completed first of his construction when it was already the quite old man. A cost in both financially and in dead person and human suffering in a course of a construction underlines a prize paid for such endeavours. I read it before recognition and the plan of the Tone to reread it now that are to return. Informative and enjoyable.
5 / 5
There be enjoyed to read in this man the one who was a partner of entity the Rockefeller and has established a lot of some cities of entities in Florida. It is like this fascinating to see like plant his heart and head to that builds the street the KeyWest in spite of a odds and seeing some difficulties have found. I have not had any idea of all this transpired and like the enormous storm, perhaps a hurricane more adds to never paste this country has dried his sleep is gone in of the just hours. A history of determination and ingenuity as well as the toil and the tonnes of money have required to do a pocola impossible raisin. Reading very good.
4 / 5
It can not dip this book down. If any alone project or the history embodies an American alcohol, ossia. Ossia For real exceptional writing, packed with enthralling detail and absentee of any excessive speculation. An add read !
4 / 5
Like the resident of a Cost of Gulf of Florida partorisca a past 17 years, there has not been a lot of writing to Flagler accomplishments. But I have listened of his edifice accomplishments and has wanted to read this book. Like this HAPPY I DID. It is good writing and always in interesting. Highly it recommends this book.
4 / 5
There be enjoyed to read roughly Gentleman Flagler determination to extend his street west Key. Some histories of two hurricanes were incredible. I am spent 15 years in a N.C. External banks and remained by means of the each hurricane, but at all there is matched some descriptions of a storm in 1935. It recommends this book to any the one who bolt for a sea in the island of barrier, or in some tones. Beware.
5 / 5
The one who the travesĂ­a has taken with Henry was the first pleasure of class! Has the much better comprising of a state in that I at present am travelling and reason there are so many mosquitos. They do not have prendido Henry, as it can have him has left dulcemente me down?
4 / 5
Wonderful history in Flagler he visionary for his time. I have learnt to plot in an edifice of a street and all this involved in this macizo down taking in West Key.
5 / 5
This was the good history in a question that builds a street but any a lot of detail in Flagler he or a quality of some build of hotel or a golf run. This was really in a street and a lot he a one that goes West Key.
5 / 5
This book has been recommended previously to the travesĂ­a planned west Key. I bought it and has has learnt things in my travesĂ­a that would not have known never has has had to that no for the bed . It is the very interesting and easy bed says almost in a form of the biography of part of Henry Flagler life.

Before reading this book has not been known mine although a lot of some companies and the people was in the society was.

A history in this book is that of an edifice of the street has built to connect some tones in Florida to a mainland. A vision and a tenacity of Flagler is obvious during a book. You are an astute business man this in spite of looked to have empathy for his employees and for an earth that avenges to want to and does like this money of.

Be an engineering fete concealed has not gone included contemplated in a prompt @@@1900s when you begin it. A tragedy in an end when it was dried is gone in the hurricane is palpable to the equal that has read this book.
5 / 5
Ten years ago, when I have visited Beach of Palmera, Florida, there is remarked to the plot of places has appointed with which any one has called Flagler. At the same time I have not had any idea the one who this person was, or reason all in a zone has looked has directed his, but after reading this book, comprises. It is quite clear that, without Henry Flagler vision, and money, Florida today could be a totally different place. This man, almost singlehandedly, has changed Florida of the heat, sleepy zone to the mecca for tourists. His edifice of hotel of luxury, Street of Florida of East Cost, and later a Tone of West Expansion, have given our modern state. This history extremely is that it interests, and found that a lot-written. It says that something has known no before, and ossia always of entity of mine when I have read very a lot of-work of fiction. It is the history of idea, fight, definite success, and subsequent destruction for some forces of an almighty natural storm. To to Men likes him to him Henry Flagler does not walk among knots much longer, and perhaps is all a poor plus for that.
4 / 5
Has travelled of Homestead to Tom West several times and has seen some rests of 'Flagler' Madness'. That an amazing task and the one who the good history.
5 / 5
Has to that read this book. Especially alive in Florida or plan to go to some tones. It is like this intriguing. I confess that I so only skimmed the when it take to sure technicalities of an edifice of a bridge but a history otherwise is riveting. That the add visionary! Henry Flagler redeemed he the time of hundred on and when you look on investigation further in his participation with a company of oil, was disheartened in that little was recognised.... A book is fascinating---and can go in youtube and find bit of history there that supplements amiably (any officially---the he for my account so only for fun).
4 / 5
I have enjoyed this look in history. Gentleman Standiford has directed partorisca follow Flagler life, and an edifice complicated of a street west Key, while he a history that interest. A same time, objective Flagler in the positive light, something concealed is not always easy to do with a billionaires of a 19th century.
5 / 5
Interesting book with a lot of details roughly construction of street in of the Tones of Florida. It is history of part of Florida, manual of construction and the thriller that has learnt the plot in the very interesting and little prominent business man known.
5 / 5
Likes -you the history of Florida, reading in trains, contractors, or the old histories in east of West Tones is a book partorisca you. A joy partorisca read and calm can go back and spend for all some bookmarks/marcadors of thousands and visit all some plant written in
4 / 5
like this but also like me the history and the trains. Fascinating Look To as the development done during a start of a last century. I have loved some histories lateralmente on some people of West Tones and some workers those who has been drawn there. I have been interested to learn like the deals have been done and like the cities are remained is gone in some colds if it has not had the stop in or near him. A lot a same way a lot of city and the dry and dead communities when a interstate has been built.
4 / 5
Very read, especially yes has driven down West Key. The information detailed in a narrative, but any to a point of distraction.
4 / 5
Interesting book roughly Henry Flagler the one who has funded the street to the long of an East cost of Florida, and then in West Key in a prompt @@@1900s. Often remarked like this so only to a Canal of Panama like the project of edifice in a zone, this ' see ' by means of an ocean' has taken seven years and at least $ 20,000, of Flagler first money to be completed in 1912. Unfortunately, you are destroyed in 1935 for a Hurricane of Day of the Work.
4 / 5
Could do not finalising, too much detail, especially in an edifice of a phase of clue - west Key. So that they are in an end of a spectre in liking the plot of detail and investigation, this will be the good book . I so only dulcemente boring and leave 36 to a book.
5 / 5
Last Train the Paradise was the add read and dress it welcome to the gargantuan endeavour for some a lot of thousands to build the street west Key. So only a tenacious Henry Flagler could have tried that is to be create and then lost to a awesome powers of character.
4 / 5
One a lot detailed and the history has said well of one of some catastrophes more are the paste Florida Of the sud in a 1930 east. I have wanted to you love/ it That.
5 / 5
Enthralling. Hard to imagine a walk, the industry and the devotion directed in an edifice of a project. Harder to comprehend a cost, a deprivation, and a tragedy that have dissuaded the less committed leader. This fast paced the narrative dips the faces in a nomination which are like this generally associated with some places and infrastructure of Florida of the sud. A book also, incidentally, adapted of a vulnerability of some residents of some tones and one link maintained that community has with some vital services now took partorisca has admitted a 21st century.

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Top Customer Reviews: Ghosts of Gold ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 47 ratings
5 / 5
It had known before that the plot of Chinese Immigrants have come on partorisca do in some streets behind a 19th century. That has not known was a discharge, a hardship, and so only the one who integral was to an endeavour.

I highland ghosts of Gold is the quite definite history of a 'Chinese of Street' the one who has built a Transcontinental has seen. Like this definite as it can be considers does a lot of first hand-held accounts his of some workers. It would look that any revised, papers, etc. Is still state found to listen his side of a history. As we remain with historical accounts of newspapers, glimpsed with white Americans, and another no-first basic of person. But in spite of this lack of information, Chang weaves the narrative to oblige.

Imagine the one who hard would have been takes to the level was earth and place down clues by means of some mountains. Now it imagines to do that without any modern technology and so only a force of your backside for the do. It is surprising that the be be fulfil. But search prpers be gone in the big cost. A untold number of Chinese has died to create a street. And of any record has been kept well, a real number will not be discovered never.

Chang The writing is precise, but that says history quite that has not held you with him. I found deeply engrossed and has had to weaves of the question that dips a book down. The Saddened (A lot of that looks of history more American) but of entity. Reason the things like this are not the part of our classes of history I never fathom.

Informs for M. Reynard 2019
5 / 5
When One thinks in early modern technology of a nineteenth century some streets have come first of an automobile and an aeroplane. It has taken thousands of of the one of the west to of the one of the east and vice versa. And songs of old come to import concealed sings of a Atchison Topeka and a Saint Faith. But any partorisca and think on some thousands that helped to build a modern marvel of transport. Historical Gordon H. Chang Helps to answer at least two questions of those who have been involved in a doing of such the marvel and that type of geography has to that sustain concealed has looked of a rugged terrain of mountain ranges more known in a state of California a Snowy has seen that bordered and widespread more afterwards to his neighbours in Nevada. 'Highland ghosts of Gold: A History of Epic of a Chinese The one who has Built a Transcontinental Street' delves a lot to a history that is still a lot little known in a historical narrative of United States. By means of some the majority of intriguing sources that can be be spend for big for on 150 years, Chang takes some pieces of a puzzle of a past and ties each one which to the equal that to form the narrative that intertwines with chance that is already state foretold in of the books of history; in fact, some can consider undiscovered or untold histories of an immigrant past like revisionist when they are written finally. This in spite of, concealed is not some at all. Chang The writing of the past concealed displaced and develops to readers some sources of entities that has used to research and write a book.

'Highland ghosts of Gold' was the book that has taken six years in a doing and some endeavours for several institutions and of the fields to study external of history. One of one the majority of fascinating the appearances in a book was like this narrative has been built. With the careful eye and perspective each one which so and each source that Chang has used has aimed the history untangled. One of one of entity and photo very known for Andrew J. Russell 'East and West Shake Book' pictured James Strobridge shaking hands in a place where a last near of drives has been dipped in Summit of Promontory in Utah. In planting to sift by means of primary sources that historical usually probe and investigation like newspapers and papers, has had to look elsewhere because of a lack there of and this where so that has has had subjects and of the thrilling ideas and has loved to research a past but has had a lot little to spend of longitude, has looked for and has has discovered sources that has been used in the daily base during a period in that a Centrical Pacific Street (CPRR) has been built and because hard-working; sources that the business reports comprised and record of payroll, collections familiarised and memorabilia, records of government, archaeologic and anthropological rests, and oral histories that was appropriate. And to help to dip each one which so and each one which the perspective collaborates it crew of scholars and students and researchers of during some world-wide besides Stanford University tirelessly has done. A result, Chang narrowed his house to the community of people that emigrated of Guangzhou, Cina the small population of men of Siyi down that has after lived a Pearl River, his history so only in Cina dates behind to years after an end of one Has was 226 this has centred his productivity to seafaring trade and market economies. Besides, Chang take histories that has shared idea to a history of Chinese immigrants like Huie Kin, the Chinese Minister, and Hun Wah concealed found his way in some the EUA that look to obtain wealth by means of the mining gold and building some streets, but also debunks several myths. The a lot of examples and the histories are developed in a book and the readers can find quite enlightening, and there is also, some histories that will draw critical discussion.

After reading 'highland Ghosts of Gold' some histories and some the majority of interesting illustrations, maps, and photos and revisiting of a vast landscape and some challenge that a can not imagine offered the best comprising that some workers were against, some natural effects of a climate and illness and illness and intolerance. And once again, when reading in his experiences have achieved the enormous feat that has built the form of entity to transport that initially extended of San Francisco of a west cost and finally to an east cost of Virginia Newport Informative to New York. It was the once in the lifetime and historical chance that never can be repeated. In essence, the majority will live to say the after concealed the contributi has surpassed an edifice of a street but to pot to melt community that is still evident today.
4 / 5
A real content of this book is very interesting. It says a history of @@@1000s of Chinese immigrants those who has built a Western half of a Transcontinental Street. It gives a lot of details on like the immigration has done, like a Chinese has treated dangerous construction that has comprised tunneling by means of some Mountains of Nevada of has seen it, and to the equal that has lived. There is to plot of interesting information here, comprising Chinese workers' traditions, as it has eaten and lived as well as a work to terrify that has treated. A book also comprises well quotes men that organises a work, that develops that his embrace of Chinese workers was partly big reason would take the salaries go down that other workers.

An audience of the aim thus book is unclear this in spite of. The time there is some reasonably the good history that says, weaving known facts in the picture of the like the life could have been likes. Other times there are relatively of the long sections where the particular point is contested in some detail, in the way that sees in of the most scholarly works. An example was fine it-discussion of page roughly if the men have been gone down in expensive of rock in of the baskets to dip cariche of dynamite. An evidence for and against has been dipped was in detail. It felt he likes some the point of view of another writer was thoroughly rebutted. And it has very interrupted a reading. Had several elements has taken.

Note: I have read this book in the pre-copy of emission. It would be it has wanted if an author decides that quell'audience is directing. If his audience is the audience to read of general history , thinks does the good book in here this require some modifying for the strengthen.
5 / 5
This is not for a random reader, but for those appreciate investigation- of depth and the history created out of a lot, sources very small, ossia attacked the well .

Thinks that am quite a lot of-read and am certainly conscious of a contributo immigrant Chinese to a railorads - more than contributo, could say after reading like 'creation of some streets.' - But this book taken much deeper that my knowledge was before state. I think that that some streets would have been built any @@subject that, but would have taken much more, probably different distances entrances and would be resulted slightly differently. Ironically, And any to our credit, a fact that so much immigrant work was has used meaning that some streets could be more aggressive in his planning. A lot that would not have done with esgular American crews' those who would not have taken some risks.

A book is necessairly dry; it is lack of the primary sources means it can very never take THAT personal. Always it will have the distance of a subject, any @@subject that Gordon Chang has invested - and there is remarked that Chang has written academic books in this @@@subject before. Like this ossia a history 'accessible' for more 'of civilians' readers vs. An academic audience. In spite of, ossia an intense history , deep that is not dumbed-down for the skimming reader (any one offends to these readers - is only no for all the world-wide). If you are patient will learn to plot.

When I do not know these any calm history really knows a full-accounting of a country. When we do not give credit to these workers - those who has not been Americans, and really of the that the loyalty was probably elsewhere - the disservice ours history and . It has not been if I 'enjoyed' this book and he is not the page to relax-turner, ossia sure - but am exited of him with the most personal knowledge of the history where has known so only wide shots before.
5 / 5
Has found this book that interest but difficult to plough by means of been due to a poor writing and repetition. There is a lot of typos and bad has built of the sentences. I have been surprised that the historian interject so much conjecture and imaginary chances. It was surprised also for some a lot of pages there is poured in prostitution and/or prostitutes. It looks Dr. Chang Suffers having the poor or non-existent editor.
5 / 5
An author is corrected when it says more the Americans know a lot of pocolos on some crews to do that it has built a western leg of a prime minister transcontinental has seen. I have read to plot of history, and another that so only that knows superficially that the Chinese labourers have done in this street - I has known at all more roughly him. Living in California and visiting put in a Country of Gold, and places like a museum in Bisbee. Az Was conscious of a prejudice against Chinese during one was, and has known the one who a Law of Chinese Exclusion was - but there has been never really thought of these things in a context of a street. It was unaware of a magnitude of this accomplishment. When being an engineer, I like some numbers and Chang gives enough his that could calculate a some has not resupplied. For example, a yard and fill in Empty of the clipper has required a scrolling and backfilling of 30,000 tonnes of earth and rock! Some 13 tunnels by means of some mountains of Nevada of Invernadero has required a scrolling of 267,000 tonnes of rock! Everything does with manualidad! Some ten miles to follow the place a day has required one dipping of 36 bonds of crosses by minute, and some drive situate the lifting has required on 2700 lbs of steel by minute - for 12 hours! It has resupplied one numbers which is grossly in the error and I has been surprised his proofreader did not take it. It has said that some streets have been admitted 175 million square miles of earth! A whole zone of United States is so only down 4 million square miles. Of a acreage the number has resupplied on page 63, has calculated that some streets have taken something less than 11 million acres. In spite of, thoroughly I have enjoyed a book, included although it is @@@subject is not for any one means the proud moment in our national history. But knots cant transmission our history. That can do is learns roughly the, learns of him, and advances of movement to result a nation thinks that that we are, and thinks is always state. Reading this book would owe that be part of this endeavour.
4 / 5
Has read the bit in other histories of street in a contributo critical of Chinese workers to an edifice of a transcontinental street, but has not had previously access to detail like this interesting. An author admits that any first-hand-held commentary (daily, papers, etc.) survives Of some Chinese workers. This in spite of, he a lot cleverly quote other Chinese immigrants (and another) to give the full picture of some lives of Chinese immigrants in that then, especially California. It was also particularly interested in the description of an author of some lives of young men in China Of the sud in that then. Although when being the worker in a street to California was any walk in a park, some alternatives have offered for remaining in Cina has not looked to be attractive. A book is reading very lovely like a elaboration in some contributi ignored of some Chinese immigrants to United States.
4 / 5
I highland ghosts of Gold resupplies the detailed, the account has researched well of some Chinese workers those who is gone in Amsterdam and fact in a western half of a transcontinental street.

This rids is not an easy bed. It is very detailed, sometimes repetitive, and has said a truth roughly this in spite of another group of immigrants those who has been spent here, operates excellent that another any and often could not treat, and was then mistreated, attacked, killed, run out of city and finally forbidden of coming here.

While the dry account, is absolutely value a bed. When you Locate a street of Sacrament to Reindeer, by means of some impressive tunnels and fall empinada offs, does not have any idea the one who a cost was to create this monumental clue.

Some cultural differences among Chinese practices regarding alimentary, prostitution, the familiar and the death is explained clearly and in the factual, any no exploitive way.

The time when the racial disparity is on all the world is alcohol, is sobering to be adapted that the has not been just slaves in an of the sud the one who has been spent here and then treated like this of the expendable goodnesses.
4 / 5
My group to reserve read this the few months behind. It is one the majority of recent book (among a lot of) this has impressed mine the one who bankrupt the public education is, especially with respecting the history of EUA. I seat it likes of then graduating of of university has been in the long mission to erase everything of a silliness my professors taught and substitute he with the attentive plus that comprises of as the things have come to be a way is. The highland ghosts of Now well is obviously the book focused, but says a piece of entity of history of EUA that is to be ignore for quite a lot of each social studios and teaching of history in mine K-12-BS subjects here in some the EUA. Like this very sad.
4 / 5
Alas, has no daily or surviving papers of some Chinese immigrants those who has built a western portion of a transcontinental street like this of an evidence is gleaned other sources. Still, one wins incredible to a value and force of these collaborators forgotten to Amsterdam and is roughly times finally take his planned. It would want to see the documentary of the entity exited or fictionalized film to help them takes a credit is planned and expect that some day the stray property trove of the documents of primary source will be to undermine neither here in Amsterdam or more probably in Cina. Highly it recommends this book for any the one who enjoys to learn in a transcontinental invernadero, some contributi of immigrants, or any those who is surprised by some feats of engineering that has built this nation.
5 / 5
This incredible book is for real the present - the present in all the one who read it, present he in history, and the majority of all the enormous present to a Chinese of Street, that was unable to say his histories they. Chang Together plot obliging it and thoroughly sourced narrative this door the life a history of this incredible group of people - Chinese immigrants those who has built literally a backbone infrastructure of United States. Cela Was, partorisca one the majority of part, summarily has launched averts, forgotten, and then discriminated against, harassed, murdered (the one who has known that a lynching partorisca concentrate main in some the EUA has been spent was against Chinese in 1871 Los Angeles - 18 has murdered, 25 indicted, 0 has condemned?), And enough literally run out of a country once his contributo has had to that enriches him American of countless aims and a nation like the whole is not like this amazing he so that it is simply tragic that this sadly traditional history of the American injustice is not more amply known.

Says that the history is writing for a victors and ossia too often true. Chang Endeavours in spending this history to light in the mix of dispassionate historical-speak and sometimes prose quite emotional will go the long way to ensure that a history and history of a Chinese of Street, at least, any one so only belong to a victors.
5 / 5
An author has used multiple sources to present the very balanced picture of a place and time. He no really rant roughly like a Chinese was critical to a success of a work still, like the race, cynically exploded for political profit notably for Leland Stanford the one who has thought highly they in his personal personnel this in spite of like this 'railed' against his like this the politician. A disappointment is that there are any first accounts of source for some workers and Professor Chang has had to extrapolate histories other Chinese immigrants of a same period. Some workers are for real the ghostly witnesses.
4 / 5
Ossia The thoroughly researched history of some Chinese nomads those who has built a transcontinental invernadero, of one West to an East, which was clearly a harder half of a work.

For me, a book has been missing of the character to oblige, the yes calm hero , although a book the good chance that all some workers in this task were heroine. Certainly it can stand up like the definite history of a Chinese the one who has built a street.

Recommended for any one interested in a subject, but no the general interest popular history.
5 / 5
Ossia A more researched presentation and better there is not reading never regarding a significant function a build has touched Chinese a transcontinental invernadero for some the EUA. I have been totally neglected in all the books of history, has been portrait wrongly and/or stereotypically and has not been estimated as 'the significant collaborators' for an edifice and conclusion of a street. Strongly it recommends this book be comprised in of the classes of History of EUA of institute and/or university classes.
4 / 5
Has said of a Chinese superiority so mentally and physically. They are much abler to emigrate the new earth. It has dipped some spoiled Americans the shame. It has left we expect it does not invade .
5 / 5
Has known the little in a history of a construction of street of west cost before I have read this book.
After reading this book, feeling sad for a Chinese. They have toilt but it has not taken decent respect. To A Chinese likes to maintain calm, never fights for something, never concurrido with any one. If this is to spend to American of Africa, WOW, hard to imagine that it would spend.
5 / 5
One obliging read in the previously untold and the episode forgotten to a large extent in history of estaca of EUA of civil war. This reader averts appreciates that a Chinese of Street has touched an integral course in a development of a West American and some streets that has joined a country after a civil war. A book has involved, but also methodological in his approximation to a subject. It is clear that the significant academic investigation by means of fine-the disciplines has been required thus book that marries of details in fact 150 years. Hopefully This work spurs additional interest in this zone and investigations further in this subject @@@subject.
5 / 5
Ossia The piece adds of the history written really yes, has pictures! Ossia The chapter in history of the EUA any taught in colegiala, but the must read for all the world. A new window in some real people those who has built so much and has mark for a world-wide alive in today. The respect is like this scarce today, ossia the for real chronic writing respectfully of some Chinese people and his contributi that still treasure today.
4 / 5
This book ameno the life the part of the American history never covered in my school, and probably in a lot of another. It is, in fact,
'Ă©pico' but also exceptionally human. Writing with an academic alcohol and a empathetic heart.
5 / 5
Full of bogus history. Real disappointment. It is real obvious that Dr. Chang has not annoyed to do local investigation. One there is Hanged Wah that writes in of the this the combination of at least 4 character. In the others to chances like him some labour contractors Egbert and has Sawed. There is no the clue that is writing on. Commentaries of the local historian.
5 / 5
Interesting history but quite resembled another that exposes the inhumanity of this country to the minority is . Embarrassed Of a treatment this proud character has given support while in this country.
5 / 5
I like a book a lot like this far but knows touches odd but a real paper is printed on is a lot economic. I have not thought never roughly the but there is remarked a quality was poor immediately. Obviously it does not affect a history.
5 / 5
Has not known history of as the street has been built , once again some Americans have treated some terrible Chineses
5 / 5
Alternately dry and riveting Ghosts , highland of Gold respectfully and comprehensively driven the spike to a history of some Workers of Chinese Street.
4 / 5
The good bed. Too bad there is any first hand-held account Chinese of this enginering marvels.
4 / 5
Takes to @give the one who the Chinese build has helped a transcontinental street and the one who the monumental task to a wall adds...
5 / 5
Ossia The wonderful book in the group of people that'd quite be lost the history. It is written fantastically in the thrilling feat, and the diligence of an author finds the evidence has to that individual.
4 / 5
Accessibly The history written that cleverly it uses scant historical sources to humanize the chance of signal in our collective past. A must read especially for this interested in perspectives of new entity.
5 / 5
Wonderful historical read in Transcontinental construction of street of Drives with house in Chinese labourers those who has built a western part of this Street of Drives. An Exceptional book has recommended to several friends.
4 / 5
There is enjoyed really read this history of a Chinese to California and build a transcontinental has seen. Along overdue credit partorisca these hard-working people.
4 / 5
This book is the a lot of the history written , thorough of a Chinese the one who in truth was manager partorisca take a transcontinental the street has built in fact.
4 / 5
Accessibly The history written that cleverly it uses scant historical sources to humanize the chance of signal in our collective past. A must read especially partorisca this interested in perspectives of new entity.
5 / 5
I really enjoyed this learning of book in another group of people those who has been despised by a white man. A historian
the meaning and the ramifications are immense. Mina thanks to the
author partorisca all of his investigation
5 / 5
Ossia a class of history I amour partorisca read, the @@subject this is to be neglect in spite of being quite interesting, and enough of entity. Has all has listened that the Chinese immigrants were among some a lot of labourers in some western portions of a transcontinental streets a 19th century, but is scarce (at least for me) to see anything on some people they. We know in Irish and Italian immigrants' bolt, but a Chinese experience is harder that find. I have read the book in the Chinese lunch in Amsterdam concealed touched in a subject, but left of course hungry for more. The highland ghosts of Now well is the still accessible scholar and paints the graphic image of the like the life was taste for Asian immigrants these early days and some contributi have done as well as some ideas as to some thoughts of these pioneers. Good book!
4 / 5
May 2019 is one 150th anniversary of a ceremony of Golden Spike, as it is returning thus groundbreaking new book, one which says a history of a Chinese of Street, like the author calls him, in detail for a first time. To build a transcontinental has seen, to join one east of nation and west after the war that divides it north and of the sud, a Pacific fines of an adventure -- a Centrical Pacific RR, building eastward of Sacrament -- has required worker. A work of source more afterwards was Cina .

Ossia One first history of street that says of a roughly 20,000 Chinese workers those who has built a Centrical Pacific RR. An author is Stanford professor of history the one who presided in a project to research these workers, using English and materials of Chinese tongue, both in some the EUA and in Cina. It says hard-working' origins in a Guangdong region of the the sudeste China, near Hong Kong, his ways of life and his culture -- and his striving. His travesĂ­as in California, his work of early construction, his economic and contractual infrastructure in San Francisco, all this is in detail rich, researched by means of the self-evident ship, immigration and business records of a Chinese community, as well as a park and provisioning the economy has built to feed his workers. Maintaining there is at least the few names of some people that this, people nameless in boxes of history now.

Ossia The record of a skill, value, tenacity and toil of these workers. It is the heroic history : they have had to undermine -- manually and for explosive -- by means of a snow-laden and mountains of granite on Giving Summit, under conditions of terrible winter and dangerous terrain. Prof. Chang Researchers Researches considerable of archaeologic digs in camps to act to the long of RR subject, as well as of the self-evident ship and business records regarding a Chinese community, some immigrant, and his provisioning some workers of street. More and more, we see poignant histories of some died -- at least 1,200 for more than accounts -- and -- some endeavours to take his house of organism for pertinent funeral, the ballast is hungry ghosts' roaming the earth far of his ancestral houses.

His endeavours are centrical the American history, and deserve this recognition. A prime minister transcontinental street, on Give Summit and by means of a desert of Nevada, could not be be build without them. Very Chinese of the street would go in stops to be indispensable to other projects of street of entity shortly after that: one North Pacific, one Of the sud Pacific, a coverage to drive to California and Oregon, some Canadians Pacific. His toil and technical skill -- any accident a Chinese has known roughly using gunpowder, for chance, has invented he -- would be of a main quality. It has done an economy of the rich USA and well-knit

We also read that cruelly a settlers, again arrived for new street, has treated a Chinese of Street, the reigned of terror and murder that would drive him of again to the cities of build likes them Auburn and Truckee to the of long of a street, and everything by means of one West. Cela, and some laws of the exclusion of the immigration has called of Western representatives, would blunt his numbers and walk a lot of way. Some Chinese there is stuck to one West, and a book said of the his tribulaciones and endurance.

This book is based in meticulous investigation, sensitively writing, and enthralling. It is indispensable the histories of an American West, his streets, his society and racial fights. This book is the monument to the heroic generation of constructors of nation, neglected by history for too much long. The main recommendation.
5 / 5
Gordon H. Chang Has written the fascinating accounts of a work and the build of technology have involved a Transcontinental has seen. For seven years, two companies of street have run to the each one which another by means of some 1,900 miles of United States, completing links he among some East and West cost. It was the monumental task and has looked a tireless work of some has estimated 20,000 Chinese labourers, 90 percent of Central Pacific personal, those who has toilt under brutal working conditions, particularly in a Snowy has seen. His history is coverage at length in his “highland Ghosts of Gold.”

Chang Is professor of humanity and history in Stanford University. His work is impeccably researched with the long notes apresamientos of historical writings, the self-evident ship, record of payroll, and archaeologic findings. It admits to have little information in his disposal because the records have not gone faithfully has maintained that it mark his even more remarkable accounting. But it is everything here, a physical and economic fight to complete on 1900 miles of clue among Omaha, Nebraska (the flange of one in existent coverage of drive oriental) and Bay of San Francisco.

On May 10, 1869, a Centrical Pacific, and a Union Pacific has come finally near in Promontory, Utah. One issues completed has done a transport of the sakes and the passengers considerably faster and less expensive. Chang The book is directed mainly in some endeavours of some Chinese workers that, although it has considered initially unfit for a work been due to his small height and lack of experience, tried to be stalwart constructors finally winning a lot of praise for his attitudes and some splendid results. It is interesting to remark that I have not been workers of slave but has been paid for his works.

Chang The endeavours here are almost like this herculean how was some Chinese workers and, although a bit familiar with some conditions down which have struggled, averted with a same sense More adds them of admiration for his endeavours. Each obstacle has faced has been won with the innovation and the determination and is the tribute to return his contributo that a time of the travesĂ­a of one east has been reduced of roughly five month to the only remarkable week.

Some workers have had to fly and undermine his way by means of solid granite, exists in horrendous climatic conditions, gives endure hot, muck, choking powder, smoke, smoke, explosions accidentelles, falling rocks and trees, and freezing snow. Each piece of the crew and everything material of the heavy edifice has had to be manually hauled and installed because of a far location. In a conclusion of a remarkable project, a big accolades for his enormous endeavours were universal and well has deserved.

Be prepared for the pair of weeks to recover after reading this exhausting studio of the monumental project.

Schuyler T Wallace
Author of HISTORIES of LIZARD of BEAT IT
4 / 5
This excellent work is a “
tentativa to fully direct a inadequacy, amnesia, and abuse that, for the century and the half, there is relegated hard-working Chineses to some margins of history.” Ossia The “experience has lived ” Some Chinese workers am not voiceless, passive ‘tools', but human beings those who has made history.
Although my copy of examination has been missing of his map, has contained numerous contemporary photos, and this work is a lot of-documented by means of the variety of sources. Chang Supplements one often scanty mentions in of the newspapers and of the public records for ‘minors' some rich trove of histories familiarised and oral traditions. Many of these histories say a “American “ “' successful history of the workers that minor of movement to a one pocola less dangerous work of construction of street; of labourer of day to manager of his labour companies in own consonance, and then a entrants of his descendants to some professional managerial classes. But this success was achieved so only to give endures prejudice that diverse of humiliation and harassment to arson and murder.
Ossia The a lot of the book writes well for an eminent historian Gordon H Chang. It is an exceptional selection for libraries escoles and public.
4 / 5
That one writes the history when any record exists to it partorisca base the narrative? Early on in this “history of epic of a Chinese the one who has built a transcontinental has seen,” author Gordon Chang laments a fact concealed no the alone newspaper, memoir, or collection of the papers has not been never undermine until giving the first-account of person of some lives of some men those who has crossed Pacific Ocean of his villages in an of the sud of Cina partorisca look for his fortunes in some the western United States some years immediately that follows one ceases of a Civil War. Consistently, And to the equal that could expect, a lot his Ghosts of highland book of Now well depends to general knowledge of one was and supposition and is replete with words like this “probably, possibly, perhaps” and “perhaps.” As I have read by means of everything of a “probablies,” I frequently request to the equal that can classify this like the historical work at all.

Particularly expected partorisca discover some futures and fates of some thousands of “Chineses of Street that” follows a 1869 conclusion of a Centrical Pacific the western portion of the street of a new transcontinental street. Where Goes? That ? Living in some Black Hills of Dakota of Of the sud, knows that the big Chinese population existed in a city of Deadwood reason, today, the new excavations frequently spend partorisca light copious the objects have used of a Chinese, but where is these people (or his descendants) now? They appear partorisca have has disappeared simply. One mentions does on page 212 that, after a work of street has been done, “the hundreds have been in Parigi, Knit”--my hometown! Never have I listened or read before now that this city to Knit of the northeast there is not never be the Chinese population. That they there? That is resulted they? Alas, Chang any active more than the clue that I , or at least does not develop he in his book.

With like this unanswered questions, is reading a value partorisca reserve a time and endeavour? So only the bit hesitantly perhaps, has said “Yes.” While an absence of historical documents means that some lacks partorisca reserve a lot of a specificity that has expected arrest, averted with more than knowledge of a “Chinese of Street” that has had. Some the vast numbers involved (this in spite of the person knows exactly that), his (likely) way of life in some camps of work, his imposed of death (this in spite of precisely the one who this tax was is ignored), his level of education and literacy (a bit presumed), his motivation partorisca immigrate (gold), and the alike facts were all new to mine sympathetic.

A particular fact that everything of my leading reading and the formal schooling have failed partorisca impress the mine is a lot clearly directed in a book, and ossia a racist bigotry has exhibited for Caucasians against a erstwhile has given the reception to Chinese in a late @@@1870s to a @@@1880s. Accelerated by a financial panic of 1873, extreme populism reared his hateful countenance by means of some the EUA, and a Chinese in this nation is objective result of lynchings of mass, bombings, arson attacks, beatings and individual killers. Included a Congress of EUA bolstered some causes of a vengeful Caucasian hooligans partorisca spend the series of Laws of Chinese Exclusion in 1882. A long hostility to a Chinese is, of course, another reason that little firsthand the historical documentation survives partorisca help take a history of a Chinese in some the EUA of 19th century

partorisca insert the brief word in a physical presentation of a book, an editor, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, would have to be embarrassed and embarrassed for his inferior quality. While a book is technically hardbound, a compulsory is incredibly economic, and a quality of a paper attack like this anything but archival. A potential of strong point of a book, his photographs, is not reproduced so only in generally of small format but is printed in a paper of same poor quality that dares a text. Like the result, some photos are difficult to interpret and a lot the detail is lost. Any of of the this, of course, can be dipped in the door of an author, but a book is worthy of the much better the presentation that an editor gives it.

Finally, while some the highland ghosts of Gold remain to a large extent mysterious and a lot of facts roughly remain ignored, Chang assuredly has shouted the recognition of a reader partorisca these men, to that a development of this nation has to that far more than does not learn never in our classes of studio of the history. He also disabuses of enough the few popular errors of some Chinese workers, many of the which can be some legacies has created for Sinophobes during a anti-Chinese hysteria of a late 19th century. While it had expected to learn more than him, I still profited to read highland Ghosts of Gold, and does not complain a time spent in the bed.
4 / 5
Gordon Chang has written the a lot of involving history of some countless Chinese nomads those who journeyed California to do in a Transcontinental has seen. Of a ship to a conclusion of a street, worker of risky harm, dead, hot and cold extremes and other incredible challenges.

You persevered, out of his families, and has completed one of some marvels of a mid-19th century. A chapter in a strike of 1867, a long plus in a book, is one of a better.

History buffs will enjoy.
A half to enough long read, but well value an endeavour.
Really enjoyable and significant history.
5 / 5
Stanford University Sinologist Gordon H. Chang Has taken the bit of history that the majority of us probably never learnt and he coming alive.

The Chinese immigrants United States were a force of construction of entity of some Head office Pacific has seen, which has connected with a Union Pacific in Summit of Promontory. Assumed in sub-salaries of phase, which was even more that they could have imagined that want in home, the thousands of Chinese men have risked his lives to do a Transcontinental has seen the reality.

Chang Gives the look in a region in Cina that the majority of some men has hailed, as well as the look in a racism that has faced the arrival ... And still after his triumphant accomplishments. While there is little the primary source documents available of a Chinese of Street they, an archaeologic record and papers of Leland Stanford, Collis Huntington, Mark Hopkins, and to the., Resupply a door to learn more on some fights and the celebrations have experienced of some men those who has done like this hard.

This has not been it leisurely the beach read, for any one asks of an imagination. A long bibliography and endnotes testimony to hold that ossia the scholarly work . Still, I think that that it is one of the entity fishes that teaches to plot roughly prejudice ... And it shows to today of reader the one who the laws there rest to be facts.
4 / 5
First to read the word, the jacket of the powder of a book has taken quickly my attention like this dramatically takes an intensity, the raw force and the physical work that the question has required to build some drives that it would change a future of our country. Gordon Chang “believes” the history to oblige of a “Chinese Street” the one who are a fascinating still has spent often for big constructors of a Transcontinental has seen. Chang This without the alone primary source of any of some thousands of Chinese labourers those who has built a western half of a project. Any one exists left so only the alone newspaper the one who looks absolutely incredulous during his investigation of at least are years. One would think at least the alone paper would have survived—perhaps the literate worker misiva to the has wanted to one—but is simply a lot there to date and never can be ( is still unclear hard-working that marries Chinese of the money sent).

A ploughing of the his narrative grabbed my attention like Hanged Wah, the Chinese of labour contractor, among other things, is present during the conclusion of a street in Summit of Promontory. Hanged Wah and the handful external is invited to dine in a car of drive of the luxury of street of boss foreman James Strobridge the one who honour the and some labourers. It is to arrive to this point this there is Hanged Wah results Chang is goes to write the one who permeates a historical documentation during a whole book that propels a history. This leaves Chang to tangent to some contexts of a time and histories of comparative Chinese street that is coming after a Transcontinental accomplishment.

Still, Chang written the history to oblige with basically of circumstantial evidence. He , this in spite of, helps this reader comprises some multiple hardships of these men and imagine some faces of nameless labourers those who survived extreme working conditions. Although presumptuous in time, for example, Chang is disappointed that the name of the worker so only is not known because of lack of record; it is also probably that it does not know a name of the alone worker the one who has helped to build Mur adds of Cina. In general, a book is interesting. He belabors the racism bit it too much for my flavour (although undeniably part of a record), but also done an endeavour to signal out of quell'had countless another defending these hard-working men those who was American in everything but name and would have to that command a respect that be due to.
4 / 5
Previously to read this book has had a faintest mental outline of a construction of some Western streets for Asian workers. This book falls the enormous quantity of stock exchange and investigation to yours laps. I seat intimately familiar with a progress of a street now - of his beginning like this simply the concept to link two cost, his laborious construction and both a highs and lows experienced by some workers, his conclusion.

A fashion of some jumps of book among narrative and academicians. I think that that a purpose can be been better do fault to direct in any or another. This law like this to dissertation that any one has has wanted to do to the book of table of the caffĂš, and think cut-transmissions so that an academic reader and a random student thus approximation. Some the academic sections are droughts and feel very pointed, dismantling roughly of a wrong the suppositions have done of the earliest scholars. But without the historical fund in a subject, a rest of random reader tries to follow to the long of in one argues has not had any one the idea is existed. A same type of blindsiding arrives in the pair of places by means of a book. It is quite jarring.

In another hand, is THOROUGH. If you have had the question on some workers of street, this rids neither answers it, or calm say you reason can not be answered. In some signals casually request, 'huh, was there any one hard-working of street of the gay?' And sure enough, the little past of the pages where works, this has been to direct (the response is... Probably?)

Some descriptions of a work in a line is fascinating. I have not had any idea that drilled few holes in a side of mountains, packing them with TNT and that the career was! That the wild time for living being. And an use of a liquid explosive for the short time was harrowing same to read roughly. Some strikes, some organisations, a communication with Cina, everything of of the this was to ignore totally the mine and I am enjoyed to learn roughly that.

On everything gives this book four stars. It is the rough read and has has had to that the take a chapter the time, but like the chair has learnt an absolute tonne in this subject.
5 / 5
That history of amour and learning on some people forgotten those who has helped Amsterdam of build will enjoy 'highland Ghosts of Gold: A History of Epic of a Chinese The one who has Built a Transcontinental Street'. Gordon H. Chang Has written a enlightening operates it that it detail a history of some Chinese labourers those who has built a Western portion of a transcontinental street. Some Notes of 50 section of pages at the end of a book is wins it to an investigation that has gone to this engrossing book.

Reason has no known newspapers or the writings of personal magazines for some men those who has done in the construction of a street, Gordon H. Chang Has had to trust of the newspaper articles, photographs, and do writing during a period in a street and some men those who funded and has directed a project. So only occasionally it is an able author to comprise some fragment that the native Chinese has written during a period of construction nd, unfortunately, a writer has not been one of some labourers of construction.

Gordon H. Chang Has done an extraordinary work that present a history of character the one who has helped to build this country, but the one who is recognised seldom or celebrated. A contributo these men have done to a rich tapestry of Amsterdam would not owe that be forgotten or fictionalized one'the AMC is 'Hell in of the Wheels'. In spite of, his history is mature for him talented to the author to use likes the foundation for the factually-the historical novel based and no, hopefully, quell'historical idyll.
4 / 5
'Ghosts' is an interesting book and of entity that would have to be in a cast to read required of the each institute in Amsterdam. Reason? The people would owe that know that it was mainly Chinese workers those who has undermined with beaks in a heat of naves and scorching summer of the sting of together snow in of the winds of freezing winter to build the street of Amsterdam by means of some mountains and of the deserts of one West. An iconic image of a rugged soyun of one West' is, of course, a cowboy. But a truth is, an equally good image of a hard worker, individual the one who tamed an American West would be the worker of line of drive Chinese . These nameless the Chinese workers cut by means of some mountains of solid rock. Solid rock! Much more I last that seating in the horse, that smokes the cigarette! One a thing that disappointed me roughly this book is a lack of good visual images! Has small, black and white reproductions that it is a lot last to see. It would have been better if a book has comprised two or three by heart full reproductions lustrous of products for the artist of coverage adds Mian Situ related to a work of street. It has done several products in this subject, and is glorious in a way that a capture a harrowing physical toil has required to build one drives roadbed. These nameless the Chinese workers cut by means of some mountains of solid rock. Solid rock! This rids finally gives some credit where the credit is foreseen...
4 / 5
A prime minister fifty or so that the pages of this work of entity has flown for still me. A history was appropriate, exciting, and vivid. It felt immensely for a Chinese Street the one who there is immigrated to soyountain of Gold' to build a street, doing for the fraction of some aims of hard-working pay, fulfilling more, doing work more difficult, complaining seldom, maintaining his Chinese culture and traditions, still often that loses his lives in a process. A fact that any writing for them has survived or at least state found has not gone so only sad, but has taken also some of a heart and soul of a book. Still, an absence of these writings is not fault of an author. It has done all possible to spend a history of a Chinese of Street the life. In a course of a book, one saying of a history is resulted less vivid, mainly because of a lack of sure and cement, personal and intimate, sources. But an author slogged on and like I. A material looked drier and less powerful, included although some the historical chances were like this tragic. In an end, a history is the sad a, how is almost all the histories that involves differences of nationalities, race, and ethnicity in Amsterdam. To read contributi and sacrifices of a Chinese of Street and then to read brutality his descendants and other Chineses have suffered in some hands of racist Americans is that they break heart throughout again. I can a lot of overstate which of entity is for everything of knots to read this book, both to comprise some contributi of a Chinese of Street and the more comprise our own defective culture.
5 / 5
Confesses there is not reading much more that the few chapters of this book and gaze by means of a rest, but choose on a gist in nonfiction quickly and like have books around in of the subjects can love look on besides late. It is an integer 'unread reservation' the theory and I do not read a lot quickly I so that it is still in the disadvantage has compared to readers of ravening accelerate those who devour a lot reserves the week. In any case, that comes from/comes from California a history of Chinatown in San Francisco interest bit it. Has one to the Angels also but a zone of bay the mine of look of Chinese culture more an original history of a Chinese in a west cost. The Chinese ranchers am a lot diligent and methodical and his workers the shame his lives have been treated like this disposable for so many cultures, companies and governments.

kung Was To the films and material the 'Likes Big Question in Small Chinese' entertain you, learning some real histories of Chinese history could be eye ploughing and spends it to new respect for the glorious culture with the deeply turbulent history.
5 / 5
I supposition the majority of knots those who alive in a Pacific it rim and the one who have roughly Chinese in them (taste albeit is of three generations behind) has listened on some workers of Chinese street and his contributi to a transcontinental street. A sentence soyountain of Gold' also has to that strong connotation for a Chinese in a West. Memory to read ongs highland of Gold' in university.

Be with quell'import that I selected 'highland Ghosts of Gold' for Gordon H. Chang. It is meticulously he researched it that it mark for fascinating and poignant storytelling. Sometimes it can be the little dry like this is no-fiction but when has a reader in a line with some workers, is tended and tragic and triumphant. Although a house is mostly in a 'Chinese of Street', an author does not ignore one in general feeling that a Chinese in Amsterdam has faced. It is the history that is not shared really a lot classifies of history (at least a lot that can agree). Gentleman Chang done the fine work to present a history and doing a chance of reason is value of the history that agrees.

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5 / 5
Ossia The a lot of the book writes well, that really done an excellent work of summarizing the history of street of Amsterdam.

Volume a lot of entity, this describes a whole advance of an industry of American street of his infancy. Ossia Significant like Amsterdam has taken an English invention of streets and has run with him the bonanza adds on although a present.

A writer, the one who comes Inghilterra of form writes clearly and to a point, as well as choosing his factual points with finesse.

Like the executive of industry of drive leading, thinks that he the amiably balanced work partorisca cover so much a work of street and regulatory subjects.

Finally, an Author does not disappear to a nostalgia partorisca an industry and an orientation of partidĂĄrio of drives that the streets of a past have lived some magic place. He writers in an in general balanced fashion that transmits a majesty and an impact and a pure innovation that has done a coverage of industry and American Street of more in a world. .
5 / 5
This book is in the plot more than railroading. While ridding in his title, Wolmar also together drawing 19th and 20th century AMERICAN HISTORY; offered the example done of an industrial lifecycle; and it illustrates interaction of human technology. Wolmar Is a British journalist conferred and political the one who there is authored more than ten books in railroading.

First of streets, the distance there is governed Amsterdam, especially besides waterways. It feeds and the materials have required local production, and the timely communications were ignored. Start in the1830s the streets have begun the process partorisca link on Amsterdam, in the first place locally and finally nationally. Financial And the politics has seen invernadero like an enabler partorisca solve a country. Has fixed stock exchanges of enormous earth partorisca streets, those who turn sold an earth the settlers. Appearance Actively recruited new emigrants in Inghilterra and Europe, creating question partorisca an earth. Later, the construction of streets enabled of communities of chamber, giving increase to a boom of urban common nails and suburbial sprawl. Wolmar Affirms that Amsterdam could not have developed as has without streets and that the streets were and is the engine/magnifier of our national wealth.

At the beginning, Amsterdam has fallen enamoured with streets. Like the time is spent, some streets have matured, is resulted the mainstay that finally spent Chesapeake oysters of Bay the City of Kansas. The streets have has created thousands of works directly and has has related industries. The communications and the timely transport have extended one achieves federal and state governments and there is enabled an increase of national subjects. Also, the labour reports and the strikes are resulted the subjects like this of the unions have organised, looking for better salaries and working conditions. A serious of big-profile financial scandals, strikes, and disasters of street soured an idyll, and has the data augments to a Interstate the commission of Trade is often misguided control, which a lot partorisca undermine American railroading.

In an interesting edge, an author aims that an enormous carnage and destruction of an American of the Civil war would not have been possible without streets to quickly of armies of movement, ammunitions, and supplies on relatively long distances. The coverages of upper street of a Union and the expertise was tones partorisca win a war. A Confederacy preference partorisca state' the legislations and the fear of national government has limited a development Of the sud of street and qualified partorisca struggle like an integrated force.

Another subject illustrates gone back of occupation in surfacing industrial infrastructures. Initially, a lot of functions were human centred, but so that the works have been automated, a need partorisca human work has declined. This model looks apparent in very other contemporary subjects, and that directs a conflict among productivity of trace and potential human work dislocaciones remains the significant social question.

Wolmar Convince that a lot that master and hate roughly Amsterdam has begun in railroading. Folks The one who engineer, principle, and use the modern company would have to that fishing Wolmar account of this public-private technology. A history has illustrated a downsides of both on and down control. Felizmente, modern load railroading operate profitably and American servants' needs. There is hope that with thoughtful governance, passenger/commuter drives can touch the main function reduces congestion in ours has has fill streets and of the streets and also shorten has has related emissions
3 / 5
Wolmar heaps both praise and critic in American streets with some last often touching like a British attitude often typical that we Yanks is inferior to them. He the a lot respectable work in an a lot early street history here and of a period of Civil War. On building a prime minister transcontinental, some of his characterisations of players keys were a bit jaded. It was in fact a lot on aim in his critique of h or w our government ignored and mistreated to our industry of street. In an end Wolmar presents the long cast of the like the streets and the executive owe to spend our system of transport of drives to a next level. John w. Harbingers 1956 book has covered that @@subject quite well already!
5 / 5
That the fascinating the history is a history of RR industry. Like the points of author was, a development of drive really was one of some foundational technologies that would be required for an industrial revolution to arrive. A lot our modern technological infrastructure and the organisation can locate his roots to an evolution of a system to transport in general, and drives specifically. Content herein is also the cautionary history of overzealous, counter productive control , vengeful, which has killed was the passenger possessed in drives deprived in some the EUA.

Sincerely recommend this book

Better Considerations,

Tom Delaney
5 / 5
has Bought this for the present navideño of my grandfather. It is to take of a street & there is prendido to open a rest of his presents once opens this and has begun to read the.
4 / 5
When being the Engineer of the locomotive takes has found a book and a history unfold, has added a lot the mine that comprises of like this some streets have grown in report to a message of United States. Plough on reasons, difficult meetings with the vast piece of earth, fights to fulfil challenges never first envisioned, and personal, any always good reason, but egoistic ambitions to do one the majority of money out of the project of government. As any one other things in life, sometimes a global result fulfils the result, which has not been feigned, but certainly benefits a lot. For his clave-to-the ambition, the latest people are a recipients of his laboratory.
5 / 5
Timely arrival, a lot packaged, any @subject.
Ossia The must has read calm worry you in a future of railroading, ossia. Calm can does not have has informed elections in a future without the solid grounding in a past, and ossia the good place to start with .
10+
4 / 5
I liked 'A Revolution of Utmost Street'. Layer in mostly fashionable readable an element extremely of entity of American history. An author is the Brit, and the time has had when this point of view was an advantage in a book and some times the weakness. The desire has comprised more in an experience of street of country another that United Kingdom.
A person can not comprise American history with which 1800 without knowledge of some streets. They are happy has read this fine book.
3 / 5
While there is the politician undertone in a text, has spent easily for big one is sure in his own faiths. An information is interesting and the majority of a book is enjoyable. A question among a fact that an author tends to ramble and arrivals to repeat a sam information on and on. Sometimes this is going in information of the leading chapter (much more thorough that is to require) like the tampon to launch for the subject new. Another time is recounting a same history so only the few pages with which some originals saying. An example that cradles immediately to the alcohol is in Harnessing an Elephant when tongue of Judah that ensures a passage of a Law of Homestead and returning to start with acts in a Centrical. It informs to a war that goes in, but when being the averages the continent was, he when being a lot of roadblock the construction. Then, the simple two pages later, a same history is recounted. This is to repeat during a book and he a lot back a progress. A present book good information but the tight plus, saying more concise would have been preferable.
5 / 5
Cristiano Wolmar has left any bone unturned research a history of streets in Amsterdam and to the equal that has impacted our nation. This account is writing clearly and there is detailed extremely. If you are interested in streets, ossia a book for you.
4 / 5
Wolmar heaps So that praise and critic in American streets with some last often touching like a British attitude often typical that we Yanks is inferior to them. He the a lot respectable work in an a lot early street history here and of a period of Civil War. On building a prime minister transcontinental, some of his characterisations of players keys were a bit jaded. It was in fact a lot on aim in his critique of h or w our government ignored and mistreated to our industry of street. In an end Wolmar presents the long cast of the like the streets and the executive have to partorisca spend our system of transport of drives to a next level. John w. Harbingers 1956 book has covered that @@subject quite well already!
4 / 5
This book is in the plot more than railroading. While ridding in his title, Wolmar also together drawing 19th and 20th century AMERICAN HISTORY; offered the example done of an industrial lifecycle; and it illustrates interaction of human technology. Wolmar Is a British journalist conferred and political the one who there is authored more than ten books in railroading.

First of streets, the distance there is governed Amsterdam, especially besides waterways. It feeds and the materials have required local production, and the timely communications were ignored. Start in the1830s the streets have begun the process to link on Amsterdam, in the first place locally and finally nationally. Financial And the politics has seen invernadero like an enabler to solve a country. Has fixed stock exchanges of enormous earth for streets, those who turn sold an earth to settlers. Appearance Actively recruited new emigrants in Inghilterra and Europe, creating question for an earth. Later, the construction of streets enabled of communities of chamber, giving increase to a boom of urban common nails and suburbial sprawl. Wolmar Affirms that Amsterdam could not have developed as has without streets and that the streets were and is the engine/magnifier of our national wealth.

At the beginning, Amsterdam has fallen enamoured with streets. Like the time is spent, some streets have matured, is resulted the mainstay that finally spent Chesapeake oysters of Bay the City of Kansas. The streets have has created thousands of works directly and has has related industries. The communications and the timely transport have extended one achieves federal and state governments and there is enabled an increase of national subjects. Also, the labour reports and the strikes are resulted the subjects like this of the unions have organised, looking for better salaries and working conditions. A serious of big-profile financial scandals, strikes, and disasters of street soured an idyll, and has the data augments to a Interstate the commission of Trade is often misguided control, which a lot to undermine American railroading.

In an interesting edge, an author aims that an enormous carnage and destruction of an American of the Civil war would not have been possible without streets to quickly of armies of movement, ammunitions, and supplies on relatively long distances. The coverages of upper street of a Union and the expertise was tones to win a war. A Confederacy preference for state' the legislations and the fear of national government has limited a development Of the sud of street and qualified to struggle like an integrated force.

Another subject illustrates gone back of occupation in surfacing industrial infrastructures. Initially, a lot of functions were human centred, but so that the works have been automated, a need for human work has declined. This model looks apparent in very other contemporary subjects, and that directs a conflict among productivity of trace and potential human work dislocaciones remains the significant social question.

Wolmar Convince that a lot that master and hate roughly Amsterdam has begun in railroading. Folks The one who engineer, principle, and use the modern company would have to that fishing Wolmar account of this public-private technology. A history has illustrated a downsides of both on and down control. Felizmente, modern load railroading operate profitably and American servants' needs. There is hope that with thoughtful governance, passenger/commuter drives can touch the main function reduces congestion in ours has has fill streets and of the streets and also shorten has has related emissions
5 / 5
The one who the fascinating the history is a history of RR industry. Like the points of author was, a development of drive really was one of some foundational technologies that would be required for an industrial revolution to arrive. A lot our modern technological infrastructure and the organisation can locate his roots to an evolution of a system to transport in general, and drives specifically. Content herein is also the cautionary history of overzealous, counter productive control , vengeful, which has killed was the passenger possessed in drives deprived in some the EUA.

Sincerely recommend this book

Better Considerations,

Tom Delaney
5 / 5
Good synopsis of a history of streets in some the EUA. It does not cover anything individual in detail but gives the good overview of American streets.
5 / 5
While has the politician undertone in a text, has spent easily for big one is sure in his own faiths. An information is interesting and the majority of a book is enjoyable. A question among a fact that an author tends to ramble and arrivals to repeat a sam information on and on. Sometimes this is going in information of the leading chapter (much more thorough that is to require) like the tampon to launch for the subject new. Another time is recounting a same history so only the few pages with which some originals saying. An example that cradles immediately to the alcohol is in Harnessing an Elephant when tongue of Judah that ensures a passage of a Law of Homestead and returning to start with acts in a Centrical. It informs to a war that goes in, but when being the averages the continent was, he when being a lot of roadblock the construction. Then, the simple two pages later, a same history is recounted. This is to repeat during a book and he a lot back a progress. A present book good information but the tight plus, saying more concise would have been preferable.
5 / 5
Cristiano Wolmar has left any bone unturned research a history of streets in Amsterdam and as it has impacted our nation. This account is writing clearly and there is detailed extremely. If you are interested in streets, ossia a book partorisca you.
4 / 5
Is a lot informative. Although an author is British, undoubtedly researches a book attentively. Like the result, knows more in a history of American streets that more the Americans do. An only negative is that really it tugs the thing was and sometimes takes stuck in minutia. In general, the good book partorisca any interested in streets in some the EUA.
5 / 5
Writing very good. Some flows partorisca reserve amiably and is easy to read. If you are interested in streets or yes so only wants to comprise like an industry can morph of an American darling to something results concealed reviled, strongly recommends this book.
4 / 5
No the student of North American streets, how is gone in any critic. Ossia An excellent accounting of a history of ours streets, that has been well, that has been very bad, and reason. Gentleman Wolmar explains that our streets today operate in simple view, obscurity of still look. And, in spite of an interview of the annual infrastructure slope ossia a big plus in any subject, wins money.
A next future to the growth of street would be in enhanced commuter transport, more especially inter-city, but, likes Gentleman Wolmar explains, this is not roughly partorisca spend in a next generation (be 'Z' in current parlance). The construction of new street requires an overwhelming investment, besides half private. This in spite of President Obama has tried to stimulate inter-city commuter streets with the enormous Federal influx of cash partorisca four projects, of the money have been refused for three Republican governors - Walker of Wisconsin, Perry to Knit, and Scott of Florida. Only Los Angeles - the links of San Francisco are pursued, but a cost is staggering - right of way, read of drive concrete partorisca sustain travesĂ­a of big speed, elimination of cross of note, environmental subjects, and needs to resupply the almost linear street with the prĂłjimo 0 note multiplies costs for thousands. It can be fact . But all the world has to that it loves , and using a GOP answered to a container of Federal stimulation like the model, inter-drives of city is batting .250.
Concern enough in streets to still be reading this, the North American streets manage roughly 40 of traffic of load. This percentage assuredly grow like this increase of costs of the fuel, coupled with our decaying infrastructure of street. The trains take trucks of a street, doing reparations of street less necessary and less expensive.
Ossia The book adds partorisca any with any level of interest, excepts, knows, an usual - unless you have read all a material of source. It has to that have, how is your synthesis that does?
5 / 5
Like this far, ossia the very very read. A book is uploaded with good info and very few known details of this time. They are the slow reader , like the time will say, but this can locate to the 5 in time. I am pleased with a compraventa.
5 / 5
My brother in law is the train fanatic. I gave it his. You love it.
4 / 5
Comprehensible follow (any pun feigned) history of trains in america. The a lot of books give parts of this history, and a lot is well. This an only east in that is written well. An author is the writer , any so only the historian. Better pound in any prize partorisca the wide overview, but in this prize I absolutely adds!
5 / 5
A lot readable and extremely informative. I wish an author would write the new book that directs in American streets
of a start of Amtrak to a present day.
5 / 5
The book adds,any so only the history adds of RR but of an impact because of Streets partorisca line local courts and there impacts on travesĂ­a and commerical development of a country especially after a civil war.
5 / 5
Wonderful sweeping overview of a history of trains in Amsterdam. It likes- one way of author partorisca write and a book flows quite well. Calm also can say an author is ardent in a subject of trains!
4 / 5
Given like present he in the street buff! Enjoyed the a lot of interesting
5 / 5
Excellent overview of an impact and growth of an industry of street of them the EUA and his critic and giving endures contributo to a transformation of some the EUA of one his early industrial revolution by means of a 20th century.
4 / 5
Very Done; the thorough overview in some streets of the overwhelming importance of all the types has touched in American life. Highly recommended for any one interested in a subject.
4 / 5
Ossia A book of excellent historical reference .
Highly recommend for defenders of serious street.
4 / 5
A history of American streets like visas by means of some eyes of the Brit. In general a lot bad. Has thinks that that some the British references were mostly, but a lot all, useless and has included to annoy.
5 / 5
The history adds of like this some streets and his ambitious men have done this country thrive and result a desire of a world. I recommend it highly for any one interested in a progress of one .
5 / 5
A book is fines it discussion of some volumes of history of American street, accessible and well-written. Specialists of the history of drives could want to something more directed in the alone line, but like this by means of-the-history of country, this book has sucedido.
4 / 5
I have done some compraventa navideña prompt, and this book is partorisca my son-in-law. The said ' Love The' because it is wonderful to have a present tucked was.
5 / 5
A good compilation of information - partorisca my flavour spends too little in an early construction and too much in some modern streets.
To the History like them to them the a lot of things - if any calm uses calm to lose it!
In a book that sells front - rid a lot of efficiently, and has the worthy place in a collection of reference in mine bookshelf.
4 / 5
Plodding In time, but some interesting history here and there.
5 / 5
My trains of amours of the husband and finds this partorisca be a lot informative and interesting,
4 / 5
Magisterial visits by means of all a essentials of history of American street down to a present day. Authoritative, concise, balanced, eminently readable and complete. Oh, And has had amused reading it. Of all some a lot of works in streets, ossia a place partorisca begin .
4 / 5
Extracted good and informative. The son-in-law loves it. Done the present adds.
5 / 5
A lot informative with the quantity adds to research that shows. It is a lot detailed, and development of traces in every aspect of an industry.
5 / 5
I really enjoyed this book. It goes to a history of RR in some the EUA with details and of the interesting comparisons with today.
4 / 5
Has memories very found partorisca locate trains when it was younger. My grandfather was the brakeman in a Milwaukee and are coaches of trace with him, comprising a Zephyr the Daughter with which take . I have had a course of a train, that traces in a taxi of a F3, looking out of a dome of observation -- a whole nine course. Reading this book has behind spent everything of these memories and is one of some the majority of the complete histories have not seen never of a system of drives in some the EUA.
4 / 5
This book has more information in him (new facts to the lifelong invernadero entusiast) that all some books have read before. It is a lot of reasearched and writing, and has any 'objective' partorisca add! Highly recommended!
4 / 5
“A Revolution of Street Adds” for Christian Wolmar

Wolmar an excellent work partorisca present a history of ours streets – the majority of notably partorisca “ aim them in three dimension”. Ossia partorisca Say door partorisca change streets and his time partorisca change and fortunes the Life. This book is the saga , no the dry recital of drive trivia and was-of-context factoids. Any with an interest in streets would owe that find this the thorough, and thoroughly that it interest, treatise in a player of entity in our national development like the People as well as the nation.
5 / 5
Good writing, very researched, and fun partorisca read.
Launches Frank
5 / 5
Rid of the street Adds

Ossia a real history of railroading. Good reading. Soiled and tactical politics of soiled street. A must read partorisca any defender of street.
5 / 5
Has had Big hopes partorisca this book and there is excelled. While, this a lot of house in of the trains in north Amsterdam, are adds. I have very learnt in a history of trains, and have a lot of histories partorisca say my family. This book is fun, no too wordy, no the timeline book and a lot by means of. A riviting has read. Still it has some pictures, but liked that you are not of the book of picture with the little captions likes the majority of books of train. I RECOMMEND THIS BOOK.

Top Customer Reviews: Rail-Trails ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
4 / 5
I have received so only this and has not had the occasion partorisca explore new places with him, but on first looked is very heavy partorisca use as it drives. There is colored corners of page but all some states share a colour still - could have at least colour-coded his for state, or the better still colour situated-coded, tabs of offset to the long of some external margins with a number of map has associated partorisca be able to quickly cruised to a trail wants. Instead, you owe page by means of a hunting of book for one something random where some states begin. Calm there will find a map of overview for each state, but there is no mapea master for some whole contents of one drives, and die state that small is in Inghilterra New, this would have been useful to plan travesĂ­as in a region. Some trails in some state maps are marked with has numbered blockades, with some numbers have attributed of alphabetic order - ANY LINE to describe how long each trail could be - like this wants to find , says, some long walks, has to spend for a book and bed some descriptions of trail to find them. Some trails approach each one which so another in the state data is scattered by means of a book - and some numbers in a map there is at all to do with numbers of page - another stray occasion to do a whole thing far more user-friendly. Like the professional mapmaker and member of some Drive to Trails Conservancy, are fallido that would produce the book of drives in those some maps contains like this little information and is like this divorced of the content of a book, this in spite of more ailed to think all his another reservation of drives can suffer these a lot of same fundamental issues! His partly does on partorisca east, a text in some trails knows is informative and attentive. But a lack of cross-referencing and an orderly, user-the friendly creation will do me think two first times of falling more cash in another of his drive of paper...
5 / 5
Ossia In fact a later version and has the number of up to date trail, among my preferred on Cod of Boss. The organisation adds, well value a support.
5 / 5
Has taken this for the new to hike the family has loved that and dip the legislations to use ,gives ideas for ideas to hike prĂłjima fast
5 / 5
has discovered so many wonderful new trails new! Calm give you a history, location, endpoints, mileage and that class to surface you will be on.
4 / 5
Has bought this book for my husband like the present. Cycle of knots each weekend on 'drive to trails' streets. It has loved this book. Has directions of date & of maps of a lot of trails in Inghilterra New Of the sud; we live in MINA. It could not be happier!!
5 / 5
It drives done amiably. Utmost maps, descriptions of trail, and pictures. Especially very partorisca estacionar locations and trail roughness. Also very partorisca discover to the attractive next like them some Oriental CT Museum of Street. My only complaint is that he so only alike new in our library and is already 2 years out of dates. For example, a connection among a Hop Estela of River and Oak of Paper the Green way is now complete. A Trail of Drives of Cheney new in Manchester has been completed this summer and failure altogether. Really they would owe that go the updates and annual of focus like a AAA Guidebooks.


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