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The Resource Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone

Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone

Label
Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies
Title
Higher, steeper, faster
Title remainder
the daredevils who conquered the skies
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Goldstone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The pioneers of early flight performed death-defying feats and broke new technological ground as they took to the skies to thrill crowds and advance the boundaries of human innovation
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldstone, Lawrence
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Air pilots
  • Daredevils
  • Air pilots
  • Daredevils
  • Flight
  • Aeronautics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The man who owned the sky -- Birds and balloons -- The first birdman -- Parachutes and gasbags -- Into the wind -- The boy aeronaut -- Wings -- The bird of prey -- Takeoff! -- Silent success -- Triumph, and tragedy -- Crossing the channel -- Higher, steeper, faster -- The week of miracles -- A week of miracles in America -- The stardust twins -- France hero -- The world comes to New York -- A woman's place is in the air -- Flying for the Navy -- Pushing to the edge and beyond -- Two great lights extinguished -- Aircraft carrier -- The boy aeronaut grows up -- The falls -- 500,000 witnesses -- From sea to shining sea -- Peer pressure -- Disaster -- The master birdman is grounded -- The last great trick -- The master birdman returns -- Around the world -- Looping across america -- Flying for the president -- Monoplane -- Epilogue: Turning the page -- Aviation time line -- Quotation notes -- Glossary
Control code
19074102
Edition
First edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780316350235
Lccn
2016016576
Label
Higher, steeper, faster : the daredevils who conquered the skies, Lawrence Goldstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The man who owned the sky -- Birds and balloons -- The first birdman -- Parachutes and gasbags -- Into the wind -- The boy aeronaut -- Wings -- The bird of prey -- Takeoff! -- Silent success -- Triumph, and tragedy -- Crossing the channel -- Higher, steeper, faster -- The week of miracles -- A week of miracles in America -- The stardust twins -- France hero -- The world comes to New York -- A woman's place is in the air -- Flying for the Navy -- Pushing to the edge and beyond -- Two great lights extinguished -- Aircraft carrier -- The boy aeronaut grows up -- The falls -- 500,000 witnesses -- From sea to shining sea -- Peer pressure -- Disaster -- The master birdman is grounded -- The last great trick -- The master birdman returns -- Around the world -- Looping across america -- Flying for the president -- Monoplane -- Epilogue: Turning the page -- Aviation time line -- Quotation notes -- Glossary
Control code
19074102
Edition
First edition.
Extent
243 pages
Isbn
9780316350235
Lccn
2016016576

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