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The Resource Conquering the sky : the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, Larry E. Tise

Conquering the sky : the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, Larry E. Tise

Label
Conquering the sky : the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk
Title
Conquering the sky
Title remainder
the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk
Statement of responsibility
Larry E. Tise
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the lesser-known flight achievements of Wilbur and Orville Wright while explaining their secret five-year effort to win lucrative government contracts, endeavors that culminated in unwanted fame and the development of military flight technology
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
331043
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tise, Larry E
Dewey number
  • 629.130092/273
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL540.W7
LC item number
T569 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Wilbur
  • Wright, Orville
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
  • Wright Flyer (Airplane)
  • Science news
  • Trade secrets
  • Kitty Hawk (N.C.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk
Label
Conquering the sky : the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, Larry E. Tise
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To Old Point Comfort -- Return to the soaring place -- Of swaggerers and scribes -- Mixed messages from Manteo -- The seventh day in May -- Aftermath : the elusive Wrights -- The brothers Wright on separate shores -- The world aloft -- The verdict on secretiveness
Control code
755538
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780230614901
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009007227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780230614901
  • (OCoLC)311074940
Label
Conquering the sky : the secret flights of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, Larry E. Tise
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To Old Point Comfort -- Return to the soaring place -- Of swaggerers and scribes -- Mixed messages from Manteo -- The seventh day in May -- Aftermath : the elusive Wrights -- The brothers Wright on separate shores -- The world aloft -- The verdict on secretiveness
Control code
755538
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780230614901
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009007227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780230614901
  • (OCoLC)311074940

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