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The Wright brothers / by David McCullough.

McCullough, David G., author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781476728766
  • ISBN: 1476728763
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Beginnings -- 2. The dream takes hold -- 3. Where the winds blow -- 4. Unyielding resolve -- 5. December 17, 1903 -- 6. Out at Huffman prairie -- 7. A capital exhibit A -- 8. Triumph at Le Mans -- 9. The crash -- 10. A time like no other -- 11. Causes for celebration -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.
Aeronautics > United States > History > 20th century.
Aeronautics > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Electronic books.

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