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Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history / Keith O'Brien.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328876720
  • ISBN: 1328876721
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Eamon Dolan Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- Real and natural, every inch -- Fortune of the air -- Bravest of the fair, fairest of the brave -- Flying salesgirls -- Right sort of girl -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam and me -- Law of fate -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- All things being equal -- That's what I think of wives flying -- They'll be in our hair -- Playing hunches -- A woman couldn't win -- Top of the hill.
Summary, etc.:
"High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"-- Provided by publisher.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Subject: Women air pilots > United States > Biography.
Air shows > United States > History.
Air shows.
Women air pilots.
United States.
HISTORY / Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
Nonfiction.
History.
Women air pilots > United States > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.
Biography.
History.

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