Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history
Título
Fly girls : how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history

Autor personal
O'Brien, Keith, 1973- author.

ISBN
9781328876645
 
9781328592798

Descripción física
xiv, 338 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm

Contenido
The miracle of Wichita -- Devotedly, Ruth -- Real and natural, every inch -- The fortune of the air -- The fairest of the brave and the bravest of the fair -- Flying salesgirls -- The right sort of girl -- City of destiny -- If this is to be a derby -- There is only one Cleveland -- Good eggs -- Mr. Putnam and me -- Law of fate -- Give a girl credit -- Grudge flight -- Spetakkel -- All things being equal -- That's what I think of wives flying -- They'll be in our hair -- Playing hunches -- A woman couldn't win -- The top of the hill.

Síntesis
"High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"-- Provided by publisher.

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

Materia de conferencia
Bendix Trophy Race (1936)

Término de la materia
Airplane racing -- United States.
 
Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
 
Air shows -- United States -- History.
 
Biography.
 
Biographies.


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