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Who created it? DeFelice, Jim, 1956- author.
What's it called? West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express / Jim DeFelice.
Who published it? New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.
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 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  383.143 DeF  AVAILABLE
What's it like? viii, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Helpful notes! Maps on end caps.
Includes bibliographic references, notes and index (pages 271-357).
What's it about? In the spring of 1860 on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows it from its start in St. Joseph, Missouri 1,500 miles west to Sacramento.
Helpful subjects! Pony express -- History.
Postal service -- United States -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
West (U.S.) -- History.
Special numbers! 9780062496768 (hardcover)
006249676X (hardcover)
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