El caballo de oro

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Ediciones B, 2005 - Fiction - 448 pages
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This novel's narrative follows the time between 1847 and 1855 when, during the fever pitch of the Gold Rush in California, the Panama Railroad Company constructed a line crossing the country. Recreating the exploits and mishaps of the workers, the story also illustrates the havoc wreaked by rampantly spread tropical diseases.

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Juan David Morgan is the cofounder of the legal firm Morgan & Morgan and the president of both the board of the Panama Inter-Ocean Canal Museum and the City of Knowledge Foundation. Under the pseudonym Jorge Thomas, he is the author of Arde Panamá, Cicatrices inútiles, Entre el cielo y la tierra, Fugitivos del paisaje, and La rebelión de los poetas y otros cuentos.

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