Edition: 1999st edition.
067080889X Hardcover, Publisher: Viking Penguin, 1999 New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking Penguin, 1999. Book contains 797 pages with center section of b&w photographs. Beginning in 1842 with a visionary's dream to span the continent with a single railroad line, Empire Express captures three dramatic decades in which the United States effectively doubled in size, fought three wars, and began to discover a new national identity. View More...