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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869

by Ambrose, Stephen E.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Retail Price: $16.00
Issue: Spring 2002
ISBN: 0743203178

This best seller is now available in paperback. It is a highly acclaimed account of the men who built the railroad - from the financiers to the Irish, Chinese, and defeated Confederate soldiers who laid down the tracks. See the Spring 2001 issue of Civil War Book Review for James D. Hardy Jr.'s review of the hardcover edition.

review of Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869, by Ambrose, Stephen E., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2002).