Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
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Large print edition ; Young readers' edition.
"High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"--
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|Location||Call Number /
|Gorham Free Library||J 629.13 O'BRIEN (Text)
- ISBN: 9781432866099
- ISBN: 1432866095
- Physical Description: 403 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Edition: Large print edition ; Young readers' edition.
- Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-391) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- An extremely interesting girl -- The fortune of the air -- The fairest of the brave and the bravest of the fair -- Flying salesgirls -- The right sort of girl -- Where is Miss Earhart now? -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Beware of sabotage -- No time to stop -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam -- Law of fate -- No in-between -- The man in the mansion -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- Anything you want -- Say hello to the crowd -- Her life for the show -- All things being equal -- Men pilots only -- That's what I think of wives flying -- An excellent type of woman -- They'll be in our hair -- On the sidelines -- The chance of a lifetime -- We are going to fly -- Splinters and a grease spot -- Goodbye, darling -- Sky ghosts -- A woman couldn't win -- Disappointments, dedication, and courage.
"High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"-- Provided by publisher.
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