Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history / Keith O'Brien.
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- ISBN: 9781328876720
- ISBN: 1328876721
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
"An Eamon Dolan Book."
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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.
"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.
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