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Title The greatest flying stories ever told / edited with introductions by Lamar Underwood.

Publication Info. Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press ; Garsington : Windsor, [2002]
2002

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  813.0108 GRE    AVAILABLE
 Yorkville PL Adult Non-Fiction - YKBB-4  813.0108 GRE    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 334 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Frontispiece; high flight / John Gillespie Magee, Jr. -- Introduction / Lamar Underwood -- The spirit of St. Louis / Charles A Lindbergh -- Amelia Earhart and the flight that failed / Mary S. Lovell -- West with the night / Beryl Markham -- The sound barrier / General Chuck Yeager and Leo Janos -- Orbit / Tom Wolfe -- "Dooley" / Ernest K. Gann -- Flight of passage / Rinker Buck.
Approaches / Laurence Gonzales -- Stranger to the ground / Richard Bach -- On extended wings / Diane Ackerman -- Winter's morning / Len Deighton -- Piece of cake / Derek Robinson -- Black Thursday; the second Schweinfurt attack, October 14, 1943 / Brian D. O'Neill -- Along the Yalu / James Salter -- Carrier Qual / Douglas c. Waller -- An airman's letter to his mother / Anonymous -- Fire and rain / Jerome Greer Chandler -- Am I alive? / Sandy Purl with Gregg Lewis -- Tragedy and escape / Ernest K. Gann.
Subject Flight -- Anecdotes.
Aeronautics -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Underwood, Lamar.
ISBN 158574512X cased
9781585745128 cased

 
    
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