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Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight  Cover Image Book Book

Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight

Corn, Joseph J. (Editor).

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  • ISBN: 9781598531084
  • ISBN: 1598531085
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 684 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Library of America, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [657]-661) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: On the first balloons / Benjamin Franklin -- "Carlotte, the lady aeronaut" (Mary H. Myers) from 'Aerial adventures of Carlotta; or, Sky-larking in cloudland' -- From 'Gleanings in bee culture' / A.I. Root -- From 'A record-breaking balloon voyage' / Henry Helm Clayton -- The Wright brothers' aƫroplane / Orville and Wilbur Wright -- Flying, a dream come true! / Ida M. Tarbell -- Aviator tells new terrors for armies / Glenn L. Martin -- Notes on war experiences / Eddie Rickenbacker -- From 'A Yankee ace in the RAF' / Bogart Rogers -- A Paris-to-Strasburg flight shows living cubist picture / Ernest Hemingway -- Air circus / Hart Stilwell and Slats Rodgers -- The day I sprouted wings / J. Herman Banning -- Transatlantic / Gilbert Seldes -- From 'The Spirit of St. Louis' / Charles A. Lindbergh -- From 'Shadows of the sun' / Harry Crosby -- Eight miles -- straight up! / Hawthorne C. Gray -- Across / Amelia Earhart -- From 'The world from the air' / Waldo Frank -- From 'Atlantic takeoff' / Ruth Nichols -- Air stewardess / Francis Vivian Drake -- Twelve strangers in the night / Elizabeth M. Bisgood -- Knapsack of salvation / Wolfgang Langewiesche --
Subject: Aeronautics in literature
Astronautics in literature
Flight in literature
American fiction 20th century
Luftfahrt (Motiv)
Raumfahrt (Motiv)
Genre: Anthologie.

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