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The Resource The great American railroad war : how Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris took on the notorious Central Pacific Railroad, Dennis Drabelle

The great American railroad war : how Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris took on the notorious Central Pacific Railroad, Dennis Drabelle

Label
The great American railroad war : how Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris took on the notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Title
The great American railroad war
Title remainder
how Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris took on the notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Drabelle
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Drabelle, Dennis
Dewey number
385.0979/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2791.C451
LC item number
D73
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bierce, Ambrose
  • Norris, Frank
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company
  • Railroads
  • Political corruption
Label
The great American railroad war : how Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris took on the notorious Central Pacific Railroad, Dennis Drabelle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Working on the railroad -- Hell-bent for promontory summit -- How to be very, very unpopular -- Ambrose Bierce at a low point -- Anatomy of the funding bill -- Bierce at war again -- The beast emerges from within Frank Norris -- Norris picks up a rake -- Mussel slough under a microscope -- Endings
Control code
806942318
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780312667597
Lccn
2012010247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The great American railroad war : how Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris took on the notorious Central Pacific Railroad, Dennis Drabelle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Working on the railroad -- Hell-bent for promontory summit -- How to be very, very unpopular -- Ambrose Bierce at a low point -- Anatomy of the funding bill -- Bierce at war again -- The beast emerges from within Frank Norris -- Norris picks up a rake -- Mussel slough under a microscope -- Endings
Control code
806942318
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780312667597
Lccn
2012010247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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