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Who created it? Groom, Winston, 1944-, author.
What's it called? The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic age of flight / Winston Groom.
Who published it? Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2013]
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  629.13 Gro  AVAILABLE
 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  629.13 Gro  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 464 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (pages 452-455) and index.
What's it about? 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"-- Provided by publisher.
What's in it? 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.
Helpful subjects! Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973.
Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993.
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Biography.
Heroes -- United States -- Biography.
Adventure and adventurers -- United States -- Biography.
Aeronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Special numbers! 9781426211560 (hbk.)
1426211562 (hbk.)
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