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The Resource Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight, edited by Joseph J. Corn

Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight, edited by Joseph J. Corn

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Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight
Title
Into the blue
Title remainder
American writing on aviation and spaceflight
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph J. Corn
Title variation
American writing on aviation and spaceflight
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Corn, Joseph J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeronautics in literature
  • Astronautics in literature
  • American fiction
Label
Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight, edited by Joseph J. Corn
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • On the first balloons / Benjamin Franklin -- "Carlotte, the lady aeronaut" (Mary H. Myers) from 'Aerial adventures of Carlotta; or, Sky-larking in cloudland' -- From 'Gleanings in bee culture' / A.I. Root -- From 'A record-breaking balloon voyage' / Henry Helm Clayton -- The Wright brothers' aëroplane / Orville and Wilbur Wright -- Flying, a dream come true! / Ida M. Tarbell -- Aviator tells new terrors for armies / Glenn L. Martin -- Notes on war experiences / Eddie Rickenbacker -- From 'A Yankee ace in the RAF' / Bogart Rogers -- A Paris-to-Strasburg flight shows living cubist picture / Ernest Hemingway -- Air circus / Hart Stilwell and Slats Rodgers -- The day I sprouted wings / J. Herman Banning -- Transatlantic / Gilbert Seldes -- From 'The Spirit of St. Louis' / Charles A. Lindbergh -- From 'Shadows of the sun' / Harry Crosby -- Eight miles--straight up! / Hawthorne C. Gray -- Across / Amelia Earhart -- From 'The world from the air' / Waldo Frank -- From 'Atlantic takeoff' / Ruth Nichols -- Air stewardess / Francis Vivian Drake -- Twelve strangers in the night / Elizabeth M. Bisgood -- Knapsack of salvation / Wolfgang Langewiesche --
  • (cont.) From 'Everybody's autobiography' / Gertrude Stein -- From 'Test pilot' / Jimmy Collins -- Flying again / Anne Morrow Lindbergh -- The campers at Kitty Hawk / John Dos Passos -- From 'Adventure was the compass' / Alma Heflin -- From 'All the brave promises' / Mary Lee Settle -- Flying home / Ralph Ellison -- First mission / Bert Stiles -- From 'I've had it' / Beirne Lay Jr. -- From 'Flights of passage' / Samuel Hynes -- From 'Song of the sky' / Guy Murchie -- Six freshmen and an ercoupe / William F. Buckley Jr. -- From 'Fate Is the hunter' / Ernest K. Gann -- From 'Yeager : an autobiography' / Chuck Yaeger -- From 'The hunters' / James Salter -- From 'Crossing the last frontier' / Wernher von Braun -- From 'Flight into space' / Jonathan Norton Leonard -- From 'The man who rode the thunder' / William R. Rankin -- From 'The right stuff' / Tom Wolfe -- From 'Stranger to the ground' / Richard Bach -- From 'John Glenn, a memoir' / John Glenn -- From 'Flight of passage' / Rinker Buck -- From 'Carrying the fire' / Michael Collins --
  • (cont.) From 'Thud Ridge' / Jack Broughton -- From 'Dispatches' / Michael Herr -- From 'Failure is not an option' / Gene Kranz -- From 'Of a fire on the moon' / Norman Mailer -- From 'Magnificent desolation' / Buzz Aldrin -- Big sky / Gordon Baxter -- From 'On extended wings' / Diane Ackerman -- The iron maiden / Sherman Baldwin -- Starduster / Laurence Gonzales -- From 'Something's got to give' / Darcy Frey -- The turn / William Langewiesche -- From 'Up in the air' / Walter Kirn -- From 'The Kabul-ki dance' / Mark Bowden -- Home / Chris Jones
Control code
ocn701019598
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xix, 684 p.
Isbn
9781598531084
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)701019598
Label
Into the blue : American writing on aviation and spaceflight, edited by Joseph J. Corn
Publication
Contents
  • On the first balloons / Benjamin Franklin -- "Carlotte, the lady aeronaut" (Mary H. Myers) from 'Aerial adventures of Carlotta; or, Sky-larking in cloudland' -- From 'Gleanings in bee culture' / A.I. Root -- From 'A record-breaking balloon voyage' / Henry Helm Clayton -- The Wright brothers' aëroplane / Orville and Wilbur Wright -- Flying, a dream come true! / Ida M. Tarbell -- Aviator tells new terrors for armies / Glenn L. Martin -- Notes on war experiences / Eddie Rickenbacker -- From 'A Yankee ace in the RAF' / Bogart Rogers -- A Paris-to-Strasburg flight shows living cubist picture / Ernest Hemingway -- Air circus / Hart Stilwell and Slats Rodgers -- The day I sprouted wings / J. Herman Banning -- Transatlantic / Gilbert Seldes -- From 'The Spirit of St. Louis' / Charles A. Lindbergh -- From 'Shadows of the sun' / Harry Crosby -- Eight miles--straight up! / Hawthorne C. Gray -- Across / Amelia Earhart -- From 'The world from the air' / Waldo Frank -- From 'Atlantic takeoff' / Ruth Nichols -- Air stewardess / Francis Vivian Drake -- Twelve strangers in the night / Elizabeth M. Bisgood -- Knapsack of salvation / Wolfgang Langewiesche --
  • (cont.) From 'Everybody's autobiography' / Gertrude Stein -- From 'Test pilot' / Jimmy Collins -- Flying again / Anne Morrow Lindbergh -- The campers at Kitty Hawk / John Dos Passos -- From 'Adventure was the compass' / Alma Heflin -- From 'All the brave promises' / Mary Lee Settle -- Flying home / Ralph Ellison -- First mission / Bert Stiles -- From 'I've had it' / Beirne Lay Jr. -- From 'Flights of passage' / Samuel Hynes -- From 'Song of the sky' / Guy Murchie -- Six freshmen and an ercoupe / William F. Buckley Jr. -- From 'Fate Is the hunter' / Ernest K. Gann -- From 'Yeager : an autobiography' / Chuck Yaeger -- From 'The hunters' / James Salter -- From 'Crossing the last frontier' / Wernher von Braun -- From 'Flight into space' / Jonathan Norton Leonard -- From 'The man who rode the thunder' / William R. Rankin -- From 'The right stuff' / Tom Wolfe -- From 'Stranger to the ground' / Richard Bach -- From 'John Glenn, a memoir' / John Glenn -- From 'Flight of passage' / Rinker Buck -- From 'Carrying the fire' / Michael Collins --
  • (cont.) From 'Thud Ridge' / Jack Broughton -- From 'Dispatches' / Michael Herr -- From 'Failure is not an option' / Gene Kranz -- From 'Of a fire on the moon' / Norman Mailer -- From 'Magnificent desolation' / Buzz Aldrin -- Big sky / Gordon Baxter -- From 'On extended wings' / Diane Ackerman -- The iron maiden / Sherman Baldwin -- Starduster / Laurence Gonzales -- From 'Something's got to give' / Darcy Frey -- The turn / William Langewiesche -- From 'Up in the air' / Walter Kirn -- From 'The Kabul-ki dance' / Mark Bowden -- Home / Chris Jones
Control code
ocn701019598
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xix, 684 p.
Isbn
9781598531084
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)701019598

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