The Resource Cyrus Field's big dream : the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable, (ebook)

Cyrus Field's big dream : the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable, (ebook)

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Cyrus Field's big dream : the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable
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Cyrus Field's big dream
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the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable
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eng
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In this middle-grade nonfiction title, award-winning author Mary Morton Cowan explores the extraordinary achievement of Cyrus Field and one of the greatest engineering feats of the nineteenth century: laying a transatlantic telegraph cable to create instant communication between two continents. Cyrus Field had a big dream to connect North America and Europe with a telegraph line, which would enable instant communication. In the mid-1800s, no one knew if it was possible. That didn't dissuade Field, who set out to learn about undersea cables and build a network of influential people to raise money and create interest in his project. Field experienced numerous setbacks: many years of delays and failed attempts, millions of dollars lost, suspected sabotage, technological problems, and more. But Field did not give up, ultimately realizing his dream in the summer of 1866. Mary Morton Cowan brilliantly captures Field's life and his steadfast determination to achieve his dream. Back matter includes an author's note, timeline, bibliography, source notes, and index
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Midwest
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Cowan, Mary Morton
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384.1/5092
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Field, Cyrus W.
  • Field, Cyrus W.
  • Transatlantic cables
  • Telegraph
  • Telegraph
  • Transatlantic cables
  • Telegraph
  • Telegraph
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juvenile
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Cyrus Field's big dream : the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781684371426
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12192686
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12192686
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MWT12192686
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cyrus Field's big dream : the daring effort to lay the first transatlantic telegraph cable, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684371426
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12192686
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12192686
System control number
MWT12192686
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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