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Never land : adventures, wonder, and one world record in a very small plane

Author: W Scott Olsen
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to W. Scott Olsen, there are two reasons for flying. The first is just to get somewhere. The second has nothing to do with destination. It is this second reason, expressing our deepest curiosity and our longings for infinity, grace, and clarity, that Never Land explores. At once frankly philosophical and engagingly practical, the book combines accounts of touring in the air, the history of flight, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olsen, W. Scott, 1958-
Never land.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009031877
(OCoLC)430344591
Named Person: W Scott Olsen; W Scott Olsen; W Scott Olsen; W Scott Olsen
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Scott Olsen
ISBN: 9780803230040 0803230044 0803217501 9780803217508
OCLC Number: 615600369
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 187 pages)
Contents: Glossary --
Prologue --
What remains --
The pilot's journal --
Altitude --
A prairie roll --
Bad form --
Dreams of flying --
The spin --
The world record --
The long cross-country.
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According to W Scott Olsen, there are two reasons for flying. The first is just to get somewhere. The second has nothing to do with destination. This book explores this second reason, expressing our  Read more...

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"W. Scott Olsen is that dreamy hybrid of poet, pilot, and humorist. If weather has cancelled your flight plan, curl up with Never Land. It's the next best thing to flying you'll find."-Patricia Read more...

 
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