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Falling upwards : how the Romantics took to the air

Author: Richard Holmes
Publisher: London : HarperPress, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Falling Upwards tells the story of the enigmatic group of men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air, and so discovered a new dimension of human experience. Why they did it, what  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holmes
ISBN: 9780007386925 0007386923
OCLC Number: 780332883
Description: 1 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Richard Holmes.
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SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: JIM CRACE, GUARDIAN - 'A whole wide world of significance' SARAH SANDS, NEW STATESMAN - 'Sheer delight' MICHAEL PRODGER, EVENING STANDARD - 'Picaresque history' DAN Read more...

 
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