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Author Heppenheimer, T. A., 1947-

Title First flight : the Wright brothers and the invention of the airplane / T.A. Heppenheimer.

Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2003]
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 Nichols Adult Biography  BIO WRIGHT    STAFF PICKS
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Description 394 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-379) and index.
Contents Enter the Wrights -- Prophets with some honor -- Teachers and first lessons -- Hitting a wall -- "We now hold all the records!" -- Ambiguous success -- Return to Dayton -- Into the world -- Noon into twilight -- Inventiveness and invention.
Subject Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912.
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948.
Aeronautics -- History.
Aeronautics -- Biography.
Airplanes -- Design and construction -- History.
Aeronautical engineers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 0471401242
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