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The Wright Brothers

McCullough, David G, author. Book - 2015 929.9 Wr, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Science & Technology / Wright Brothers 11 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.3 out of 5

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Call Number: 929.9 Wr, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Biography / Science & Technology / Wright Brothers
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Beginnings -- The dream takes hold -- Where the winds blow -- Unyielding resolve -- December 17, 1903 -- Out at Huffman Prairie -- A capital exhibit A -- Triumph at Le Mans -- The crash -- A time like no other -- Causes for celebration.
"As he did so brilliantly in THE GREAT BRIDGE and THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS, David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright"--Provided by publisher.

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Worth a read submitted by m steve on August 11, 2015, 12:52pm Like most every McCullough book, this is solid history/biography and a fun read as well. I prefer James Tobin's book on the Wright Brothers to this one, though.

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PUBLISHED
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Year Published: 2015
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781476728742
1476728747

SUBJECTS
Wright, Orville, -- 1871-1948.
Wright, Wilbur, -- 1867-1912.
Aeronautics -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics -- Biography.