West like lightning : the brief, legendary ride of the Pony Express /

In the spring of 1860 on the eve of a civil war that threatened to tear the country apart, two Americans conceived of an audacious plan for linking the nation's two coasts, thereby joining its present with its future. This book traces the development of the Pony Express and follows it from its...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: DeFelice, Jim, 1956- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Go!
  • Money, ambition and other complications
  • Bleeding Kansas, bleeding men
  • Of colts and cranks
  • Threat of dissolution
  • Rough men
  • Buffalo Bill
  • Unbonded
  • The great divide
  • Saints
  • Sand and silver
  • Indian wars
  • Storms
  • A place called tomorrow
  • Remains of the day.