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The Wright brothers, David McCullough

Label
The Wright brothers
Title
The Wright brothers
Statement of responsibility
David McCullough
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As he did so brilliantly in THE GREAT BRIDGE and THE PATH BETWEEN THE SEAS, David McCullough once again tells a dramatic story of people and technology, this time about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly, Wilbur and Orville Wright"--Provided by publisher
Summary
Chronicles the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the Wright brothers, sharing insights into the disadvantages that challenged their lives and their mechanical ingenuity
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10414789
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCullough, David G
Dewey number
  • 629.130092/273
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL540.W7
LC item number
M3825 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wright, Orville
  • Wright, Wilbur
  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics
Target audience
adult
Label
The Wright brothers, David McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-579)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Beginnings -- 2. The dream takes hold -- 3. Where the winds blow -- 4. Unyielding resolve -- 5. December 17, 1903 -- 6. Out at Huffman prairie -- 7. A capital exhibit A -- 8. Triumph at Le Mans -- 9. The crash -- 10. A time like no other -- 11. Causes for celebration -- Epilogue
Control code
20393336
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
585 pages (large print), 48 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478757
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015010741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900792822
  • (OCoLC)900792822
Label
The Wright brothers, David McCullough
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-579)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Beginnings -- 2. The dream takes hold -- 3. Where the winds blow -- 4. Unyielding resolve -- 5. December 17, 1903 -- 6. Out at Huffman prairie -- 7. A capital exhibit A -- 8. Triumph at Le Mans -- 9. The crash -- 10. A time like no other -- 11. Causes for celebration -- Epilogue
Control code
20393336
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
585 pages (large print), 48 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478757
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015010741
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900792822
  • (OCoLC)900792822

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