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The Resource Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure

Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure

Label
Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins
Title
Seized by the sun
Title remainder
the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins
Statement of responsibility
James W. Ure
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the life of the American air pilot who overcame a stuttering handicap to become a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in World War II and who disappeared in a flight from Los Angeles in 1944
Member of
Summary
Seized by the Sun is the story of a remarkable woman who overcame a troubled childhood and the societal constraints of her time to find her flying the fastest and most powerful airplane of World War II. It is also a compelling unsolved mystery
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10570398
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ure, James W.
Dewey number
  • 940.54/4973092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Women of action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silver, Gertrude Tompkins
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • Silver, Gertrude Tompkins
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Women air pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women
  • Air pilots
  • Women air pilots
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins
Label
Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-185) 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
Control code
ocn961415534
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 194 pages
Isbn
9781613735879
Lccn
2016047279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)961415534
Label
Seized by the sun : the life and disappearance of World War II pilot Gertrude Tompkins, James W. Ure
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-185) 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
Control code
ocn961415534
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 194 pages
Isbn
9781613735879
Lccn
2016047279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)961415534

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