Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers

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Courier Corporation, 1998 - Transportation - 530 pages
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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.

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User Review  - MasseyLibrary - LibraryThing

...a scrupulously detailed, colorful portrait of the somewhat enigmatic brothers. The first full biography of the Wright Brothers themselves, set against the rich background of the world in which they ... Read full review

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User Review  - RichardM4321 - LibraryThing

This book gives some flavor of the Wrights' personalities and some detail on the technical achievements. I am somewhat technical-minded, and, it's enough for me. After a century has passed, a ... Read full review

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