skip to content
Wilbur and Orville : a biography of the Wright brothers Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Wilbur and Orville : a biography of the Wright brothers

Author: Fred Howard
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Definitive, highly regarded study tells the full story of the brothers' lives and work? before, during and after the historic flight at Kitty Hawk: early experiments and glider flights on Indiana sand dunes, exhilarating days on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the bitter patent fight that followed, Wilbur's untimely death, and more.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Howard, Fred, 1910-
Wilbur and Orville.
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, ©1998
(DLC) 98022329
(OCoLC)39085427
Named Person: Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Wilbur (Ingenieur) Wright
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Howard
ISBN: 9780486320151 0486320154
OCLC Number: 841525762
Notes: Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, 1988.
"Contains a new preface by the author written especially for this Dover edition"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 530 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Fred Howard.
More information:

Abstract:

Definitive, highly regarded study tells the full story of the brothers' lives and work? before, during and after the historic flight at Kitty Hawk: early experiments and glider flights on Indiana sand dunes, exhilarating days on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the bitter patent fight that followed, Wilbur's untimely death, and more.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/841525762> # Wilbur and Orville : a biography of the Wright brothers
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "841525762" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Place/mineola_n_y> ; # Mineola, N.Y.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/3082-1/{2593C06B-1270-4F96-ACC8-5A090C82E055}Img100.jpg'" ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Person/wright_orville_1871_1948> ; # Orville Wright
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/629.1300922/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/24611728> ; # Orville Wright
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/22263374> ; # Wilbur (Ingenieur) Wright
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/798293> ; # Aeronautics
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_science_&_technology> ; # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Science & Technology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Topic/biographie> ; # Biographie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Topic/aeronautics_united_states> ; # Aeronautics--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Person/wright_wilbur_1867_1912> ; # Wilbur Wright
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1998" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/18701400> ; # Fred Howard
   schema:datePublished "1998" ;
   schema:description "Definitive, highly regarded study tells the full story of the brothers' lives and work? before, during and after the historic flight at Kitty Hawk: early experiments and glider flights on Indiana sand dunes, exhilarating days on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the bitter patent fight that followed, Wilbur's untimely death, and more."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/9088971> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39085427> ;
   schema:name "Wilbur and Orville : a biography of the Wright brothers"@en ;
   schema:productID "841525762" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/841525762#PublicationEvent/mineola_n_y_dover_publications_1998> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Agent/dover_publications> ; # Dover Publications
   schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/3082-1/{2593C06B-1270-4F96-ACC8-5A090C82E055}Img100.jpg" ;
   schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/wilbur-and-orville?.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
   schema:url <http://www.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/ZnJlYWQ6OTc4MDQ4NjMyMDE1MTpl> ;
   schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=2593C06B-1270-4F96-ACC8-5A090C82E055> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780486320151> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/841525762> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Agent/dover_publications> # Dover Publications
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Dover Publications" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Person/wright_orville_1871_1948> # Orville Wright
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1871" ;
   schema:deathDate "1948" ;
   schema:familyName "Wright" ;
   schema:givenName "Orville" ;
   schema:name "Orville Wright" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Person/wright_wilbur_1867_1912> # Wilbur Wright
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1867" ;
   schema:deathDate "1912" ;
   schema:familyName "Wright" ;
   schema:givenName "Wilbur" ;
   schema:name "Wilbur Wright" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9088971#Topic/biography_&_autobiography_science_&_technology> # BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Science & Technology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Science & Technology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/798293> # Aeronautics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Aeronautics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/18701400> # Fred Howard
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1910" ;
   schema:familyName "Howard" ;
   schema:givenName "Fred" ;
   schema:name "Fred Howard" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/22263374> # Wilbur (Ingenieur) Wright
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1867" ;
   schema:deathDate "1912" ;
   schema:familyName "Wright" ;
   schema:givenName "Wilbur (Ingenieur)" ;
   schema:givenName "Wilbur" ;
   schema:name "Wilbur (Ingenieur) Wright" ;
   schema:name "Wilbur Wright" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24611728> # Orville Wright
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1871" ;
   schema:deathDate "1948" ;
   schema:familyName "Wright" ;
   schema:givenName "Orville" ;
   schema:name "Orville Wright" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780486320151>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0486320154" ;
   schema:isbn "9780486320151" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39085427>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Wilbur and Orville." ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/841525762> ; # Wilbur and Orville : a biography of the Wright brothers
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.