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Author Coram, Robert.

Title Double ace [sound recording] / Robert Coram.

Publication Info. Old Saybrook, Conn. : Tantor Media, 2016.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Audiobook - RIPG-6  CD B SCOTT    AVAILABLE
Edition Unabridged.
Description 10 audio discs (12.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Performer Read by Barry Press.
Note Compact discs.
Summary Robert Lee Scott was larger than life. A decorated Eagle Scout who barely graduated from high school, the young man from Macon, Georgia, with an oversize personality used dogged determination to achieve his childhood dream of becoming a famed fighter pilot. First capturing national attention during World War II, Scott, a West Point graduate, flew missions in China alongside the legendary "Flying Tigers," where his reckless courage and victories against the enemy made headlines. Upon returning home, Scott's memoir, God Is My Co-Pilot, became an instant bestseller and a successful film. Later in life, Scott traveled the entire length of China's Great Wall and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation. Yet Scott's life was not without difficulty. His single-minded pursuit of greatness was offset by bouts of depression, and his brashness placed him at odds with superior officers. What wealth he gained he squandered, and his numerous public affairs destroyed his relationships with his wife and child. Backed by meticulous research, Double Ace brings Scott's uniquely American character to life and captures his fascinating exploits as a national hero alongside his frustrating foibles. --Back cover.
Subject Scott, Robert Lee, Jr., 1908-2006.
Scott, Robert Lee, Jr., 1908-2006. (OCoLC)fst01801528
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 23rd.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 23rd. (OCoLC)fst00586714
World War (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst01180924
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Military operations, Aerial -- American. (OCoLC)fst01710199
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Press, Barry (Barry M.), narrator.
Standard No. 9781515903147 53999
ISBN 9781515903147

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