Fly girls [Playaway] : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
Fly girls [Playaway] : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history

O'Brien, Keith, 1973- author.



Physical Description
1 audio media player (12 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

General Note
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Previously released by HighBridge, ℗2018.

"Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multi-day events, and cities vied with one another to host them. The pilots themselves were hailed as dashing heroes who cheerfully stared death in the face. Well, the men were hailed. Female pilots were more often ridiculed than praised for what the press portrayed as silly efforts to horn in on a manly, and deadly, pursuit. Fly Girls recounts how a cadre of women banded together to break the original glass ceiling: the entrenched prejudice that conspired to keep them out of the sky."-- Provided by publisher.

Personal Subject
Elder, Ruth, 1902-1977-Playaway.
Thaden, Louise McPhetridge, 1905-1979-Playaway.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937-Playaway.
Nichols, Ruth, 1901-1960-Playaway.
Klingensmith, Florence Gunderson, 1904-1933-Playaway.

Conference Subject
Bendix Trophy Race (1936) -- Playaway.

Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Playaway.
Air shows -- United States -- History -- Playaway.
Audiobooks (Playaway)

Added Author
Bennett, Erin.

Added Corporate Author
HighBridge Audio (Firm)
Playaway Digital Audio.
Findaway World, LLC.

LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
Springdale BranchPlayawayPlayaway(PLA) 629.1309 O'BrienDue 4/1/20
Washington BranchPlayawayPlayaway(PLA) 629.1309 O'BrienChecked In