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Forgotten eagle : Wiley Post, America's heroic aviation pioneer

Author: Bryan B Sterling; Frances N Sterling
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Wiley Post, the pilot who circled the earth alone in a single-engine plane, recreates his life, from his poverty-stricken childhood in Texas to a brief career in armed robbery that sent him to jail in 1921, to his mysterious death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Wiley Post; Wiley Post; Wiley Post
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan B Sterling; Frances N Sterling
ISBN: 0786708948 9780786708949
OCLC Number: 48421639
Description: xii, 371 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER I Texas Born and Bred --
CHAPTER II The Perfect Pupil --
CHAPTER III Jailbird --
CHAPTER IV Mae and Winnie Mae --
CHAPTER V Once Around the World --
CHAPTER VI A New, Still Unbroken Record --
CHAPTER VII Up and Down, Getting Nowhere --
CHAPTER VIII Wiley's Bastard --
CHAPTER IX Alaska at Last --
CHAPTER X Zero, Zero --
CHAPTER XI To Barrow and Back --
CHAPTER XII The Great Photo Race.
Responsibility: Bryan B. Sterling & Frances N. Sterling.
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A portrait of Wiley Post, the pilot who circled the earth alone in a single-engine plane, recreates his life, from his poverty-stricken childhood in Texas to a brief career in armed robbery that sent him to jail in 1921, to his mysterious death.

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