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The Resource The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight, Winston Groom

The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight, Winston Groom

Label
The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight
Title
The aviators
Title remainder
Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight
Statement of responsibility
Winston Groom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores "the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage"--
Summary
Interweaves the adventures during wartime and beyond, of three remarkable aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--who defined aviation during the great age of flight
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10192340
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Groom, Winston
Dewey number
  • 629.13092/273
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TL539
LC item number
.G73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rickenbacker, Eddie
  • Doolittle, James Harold
  • Lindbergh, Charles A.
  • Air pilots
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Heroes
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • HISTORY / Military / Aviation
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / History
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight
Label
The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight, Winston Groom
Link
9781426211560.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 452-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
These three men -- The king of dirt -- The man with the outside loop -- Can those be stars? -- Air combat is not sport, it is scientific murder -- New York to Paris -- Man's greatest enemy in the air -- I was saved for some good purpose -- An inspiration in a grubby world -- His halo turned into a noose -- The raid -- We were slowly rotting away -- The lone eagle goes to war -- Masters of the sky
Control code
988873
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
464 pages
Isbn
9781426211560
Lccn
2013015171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781426211560
Label
The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight, Winston Groom
Link
9781426211560.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 452-455) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
These three men -- The king of dirt -- The man with the outside loop -- Can those be stars? -- Air combat is not sport, it is scientific murder -- New York to Paris -- Man's greatest enemy in the air -- I was saved for some good purpose -- An inspiration in a grubby world -- His halo turned into a noose -- The raid -- We were slowly rotting away -- The lone eagle goes to war -- Masters of the sky
Control code
988873
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
464 pages
Isbn
9781426211560
Lccn
2013015171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781426211560

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