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The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library 920 GRO (Text) 33500011613627 Main Available -
Crookston Public Library 920 GRO (Text) 33500011613635 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1426211562 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781426211560 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2013

Content descriptions

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"--
Author Notes

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.

Subject: Rickenbacker, Eddie 1890-1973
Doolittle, James Harold 1896-1993
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus) 1902-1974
Air pilots United States Biography
Air pilots, Military United States Biography
Heroes United States Biography
Adventure and adventurers United States Biography
Aeronautics United States History 20th century
Aeronautics, Military United States History 20th century
United States History, Military 20th century
HISTORY / Military / Aviation
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / History
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