West Like Lightning

West Like Lightning

The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express

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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.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.
ISBN: 9780062496768
Call Number: 383.143 DEFELICE
Characteristics: viii, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subjects: Pony express -- History.
Postal service -- United States -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
West (U.S.) -- History.


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