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Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight

Author: Joseph J Corn
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Library of America, ©2011.
Series: A special publication of The library of America
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Anthologies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Corn
ISBN: 9781598531084 1598531085
OCLC Number: 701019598
Description: xix, 684 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 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' aëroplane / 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 --
(Cont.) From 'Everybody's autobiography' / Gertrude Stein --
From 'Test pilot' / Jimmy Collins --
Flying again / Anne Morrow Lindbergh --
The campers at Kitty Hawk / John Dos Passos --
From 'Adventure was the compass' / Alma Heflin --
From 'All the brave promises' / Mary Lee Settle --
Flying home / Ralph Ellison --
First mission / Bert Stiles --
From 'I've had it' / Beirne Lay Jr. --
From 'Flights of passage' / Samuel Hynes --
From 'Song of the sky' / Guy Murchie --
Six freshmen and an ercoupe / William F. Buckley Jr. --
From 'Fate Is the hunter' / Ernest K. Gann --
From 'Yeager : an autobiography' / Chuck Yaeger --
From 'The hunters' / James Salter --
From 'Crossing the last frontier' / Wernher von Braun --
From 'Flight into space' / Jonathan Norton Leonard --
From 'The man who rode the thunder' / William R. Rankin --
From 'The right stuff' / Tom Wolfe --
From 'Stranger to the ground' / Richard Bach --
From 'John Glenn, a memoir' / John Glenn --
From 'Flight of passage' / Rinker Buck --
From 'Carrying the fire' / Michael Collins --
(Cont.) From 'Thud Ridge' / Jack Broughton --
From 'Dispatches' / Michael Herr --
From 'Failure is not an option' / Gene Kranz --
From 'Of a fire on the moon' / Norman Mailer --
From 'Magnificent desolation' / Buzz Aldrin --
Big sky / Gordon Baxter --
From 'On extended wings' / Diane Ackerman --
The iron maiden / Sherman Baldwin --
Starduster / Laurence Gonzales --
From 'Something's got to give' / Darcy Frey --
The turn / William Langewiesche --
From 'Up in the air' / Walter Kirn --
From 'The Kabul-ki dance' / Mark Bowden --
Home / Chris Jones.
Series Title: A special publication of The library of America
Other Titles: American writing on aviation and spaceflight
Responsibility: edited by Joseph J. Corn.
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