Making Tracks: An American Rail Odyssey

Terry Pindell, Author Henry Holt & Company $14.95 (399p) ISBN 978-0-8050-1740-3
Pindell spent 1988 traveling each of Amtrak's 31 train lines, covering 30,000 miles and visiting all but three of the 48 contiguous states. Here, he details the unique experience rail travel offers and recalls how the great railway empires were built. According to PW , ``His captivating account of that year is both travelogue and history lesson.'' Maps. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 09/02/1991
Release date: 09/01/1991
Hardcover - 399 pages - 978-0-8021-1279-8
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