1 edition of Last train to paradise found in the catalog.
Last train to paradise
Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-224)
|LC Classifications||TF122.5 .H87 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||224 p. :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2011514946|
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Title: Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean Author Name: Les Standiford Categories: Railroading HC, Publisher: Crown: September ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Used - Good Seller ID: Paradise Lost Summary. Paradise Lost opens with Satan on the surface of a boiling lake of lava in Hell (ouch!); he has just fallen from Heaven, and wakes up to find himself in a seriously horrible place. He finds his first lieutenant (his right-hand man), and together they get off the lava lake and go to a nearby plain, where they rally the fallen angels.
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"The Last Train to Paradise" is a really good history book about Henry Flagler, who played a huge role in the development of modern day Florida.
The book combines a very good biography of Mister Flagler and his building of a railroad, primarily down the east coast of Florida, and then through the Florida Keys/5(). Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of a Railroad that Crossed an Ocean was a captivating book by Les Standiford of robber baron Henry Flagler, partner with John D Rockefeller in the founding of Standard Oil.
Later when he discovered Florida, the historic and lovely St. Augustine and the beautiful St. John's River, he was 4/5(). LAST TRAIN TO PARADISE HENRY FLAGLER AND THE SPECTACULAR RISE AND FALL OF THE RAILROAD THAT CROSSED AN OCEAN by The book's stunning denouement concerns the successful plot devised by the author and his third friend, now a Manhattan assistant DA, to free the two killers and to exact Last train to paradise book against the remaining ex Author: Les Standiford.
“Last Train to Paradise is an extraordinary achievement, a nonfiction book as exciting and finely written as a first-rate novel, with the narrative drive of a locomotive Throw in Ernest Hemingway and some of the most dramatic scenes of the chaos of a hurricane ever written and you’ve got one hell of a spectacular book.” —James /5(30).
“Last Train to Paradise is an extraordinary achievement, a nonfiction book as exciting and finely written as a first-rate novel, with the narrative drive of a locomotive Throw in Ernest Hemingway and some of the most dramatic scenes of the chaos of a hurricane ever written and you’ve got one hell of a spectacular book.” —James.
Last Train to Paradise shows how he masterminded the nearly impossible engineering feat of spanning more than miles of ocean and islands to reach the southernmost tip of the Eastern seaboard.
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Crown $24 (p) ISBN Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean (Audiobook) Published May 13th by Penguin Random House Audio Pulbishing Group. Last Train To Paradise has a rather interesting opening chapter.
Entitled "End of the Line" the book instantly throws you into the chaos of the Labor Day storm on the afternoon of September 2nd where the famed author Ernest Hemingway is at his home in Key West reading the paper and learning that a hurricane is approaching from the east. Last Train to Paradise - Single.
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Last Train to Paradise Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad That Crossed An Ocean (Book): Standiford, Les: Last Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford's fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad--one of the greatest engineering feats ever.
Last train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the building of the railroad that crossed the ocean by Standiford, Les; Flagler, Henry Morrison, Pages: "Last Train To Paradise is novelist Les Standiford's fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad - one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the strongest storm ever to hit U.S.
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Les Standiford is an author and, sincethe Founding Director of the Florida International University Creative Writing Program on Miami, Florida. He also holds the Peter Meinke Chair in Creative Writing at Eckerd College in St.
Petersburg, Florida. Although his most recent books have been narrative non-fiction historical works, his novels featuring the character "John Deal". Last Train to Paradise. Posted on September 2, by admin. Product Features.
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