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The Resource Fighting for space : two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight, Amy Shira Teitel

Fighting for space : two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight, Amy Shira Teitel

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Fighting for space : two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight
Title
Fighting for space
Title remainder
two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight
Statement of responsibility
Amy Shira Teitel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The mostly-unknown tale of Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb--two accomplished aviatrixes, one generation apart, who each dreamed of being the first woman in space, but along the way battled their egos, their expectations, and ultimately the patriarchal society that stood between them and the stars"--
Summary
The spaceflight historian and creator of YouTube’s “Vintage Space” traces the engaging story of female pilots Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb, who battled personal and patriarchal challenges to pursue their dream of becoming astronauts
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Writing style
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
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10844303
Cataloging source
DLC
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Teitel, Amy Shira
Dewey number
629.13/092/52/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL539
LC item number
.T35 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Women air pilots
  • Air pilots
  • Cochran, Jacqueline
  • Cobb, Jerrie
  • Aeronautics
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology
  • SCIENCE / Space Science
Target audience
adult
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two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight
Label
Fighting for space : two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight, Amy Shira Teitel
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-426)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1137736919
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 426 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781538716045
Lccn
2019041812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1137736919
Label
Fighting for space : two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight, Amy Shira Teitel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-426)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1137736919
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 426 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781538716045
Lccn
2019041812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1137736919

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