The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight
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- ISBN: 1426211562 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 9781426211560 (hbk.)
464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2013
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 452-455) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||These three men -- The king of dirt -- The man with the outside loop -- Can those be stars? -- Air combat is not sport, it is scientific murder -- New York to Paris -- Man's greatest enemy in the air -- I was saved for some good purpose -- An inspiration in a grubby world -- His halo turned into a noose -- The raid -- We were slowly rotting away -- The lone eagle goes to war -- Masters of the sky.|
|Summary, etc.:||Explores "the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage"--|
WINSTON GROOM is the author of 14 previous books of nonfiction and fiction, including Shiloh 1862, Vicksburg 1863, Patriotic Fire, Shrouds of Glory, Forrest Gump, and Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He lives with his wife and daughter in Point Clear, Alabama.