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Book Club // A Thread Across the Ocean

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Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
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964 Pearl Street
Napa, CA 94559
A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780060524463
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - July 1st, 2003

Today, in a world in which news flashes around the globe in an instant, time lags are inconceivable. In the mid-nineteenth century, communication between the United States and Europe -- the center of world affairs -- was only as quick as the fastest ship could cross the Atlantic, making the United States isolated and vulnerable.