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The Flyers

In Search of Wilbur and Orville Wright

The Flyers( )
Author: Adams, Noah
ISBN:978-1-4000-4912-7
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Imprint:Three Rivers Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $43.95
Book Description:

“It takes only nineteen seconds to walk the distance of the first powered flight. But when I was there the wind was up and cold on my face, and I felt as if I’d entered the black-and-white photograph I’d been seeing all my life. The sand is light gray, there’s a spill of surf in the distance. Wilbur, running at the right of the plane, and Orville, the pilot, are in dark suits. The propellers blur against the sky as the machine rises. . . .” So begins Noah...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Transportation / Aviation / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.58 x 21.641 x 2.21 cm
Book Weight:0.381 Kilograms
Author Biography
Adams, Noah (Author)
Noah Adams is the co-host of NPR's "All Things Considered." He lives with his wife in Takoma Park, Maryland.

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