Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

By O'Brien, Keith

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9781328876645 9781328876720
Publisher
Houghton Harcourt


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Starred Review on June 15, 2018  |  Arts and Humanities

Journalist and author O'Brien's (Catching the Sky) latest offering takes on airplane racing in the 1920s and 1930s. Specifically, the author looks at women "fly girls" racing open cockpit airplanes. He describes these fly girls as "wives and mothers, divorcees and heiresses, teachers and bankers, daredevils and starlets." From this intriguing mix, he profiles five individuals who broke barriers to partici...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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