How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History
Description: xiv, 338 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
"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.
Contents: Miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- Real and natural, every inch -- Fortune of the air -- Bravest of the fair, fairest of the brave -- Flying salesgirls -- Right sort of girl -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam and me -- Law of fate -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- All things being equal -- That's what I think of wives flying -- They'll be in our hair -- Playing hunches -- A woman couldn't win -- Top of the hill.
Target Audience: 910L
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|TRANSPORT O'Br||Wheatley (Shandon)||Nonfiction||In|