Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
Wilbur and Orville: a biography of the Wright brothersUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In 1903 at Kitty Hawk, a man-carrying machine flew under its own power without losing speed or altitude. Among this book's many merits is making clear just what the Wright brothers really achieved ... Read full review