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The Bishop S Boys A Life Of Wilbur And Orville Wright

Pub Date : 2003-04-17 | Author : Tom D. Crouch | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393347463
ISBN 13 : 039334746X

The reissue of this definitive biography heralds the one-hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight. Brilliant, self-trained engineers, the Wright brothers had a un..

Inventive Minds

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Robert John Weber | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780195071702
ISBN 13 : 0195071700

This unique book explores the process of invention and what settings, conditions, and strategies appear to foster inventive activity. Historical examples include Thomas Edison, the..

The Wright Brothers And The Airplane

Pub Date : 2007-01-01 | Author : Xavier Niz | Publisher : Capstone

ISBN 10 : 9780736868457
ISBN 13 : 0736868453

"In graphic novel format, tells the story of how Wilbur and Orville Wright developed, tested, and successfully flew the first powered airplane"--Provided by publisher...

The Wright Company

Pub Date : 2014-01-06 | Author : Edward J. Roach | Publisher : Ohio University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780821444740
ISBN 13 : 0821444743

Fresh from successful flights before royalty in Europe, and soon after thrilling hundreds of thousands of people by flying around the Statue of Liberty, in the fall of 1909 Wilbur ..

To Conquer The Air

Pub Date : 2012-06-12 | Author : James Tobin | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439135495
ISBN 13 : 1439135495

James Tobin, award-winning author of Ernie Pyle's War and The Man He Became, has penned the definitive account of the inspiring and impassioned race between the Wright brothers and..

How The Wright Brothers Got It Right

Pub Date : 2007-01-01 | Author : Jack L. Shagena | Publisher : Jack L Shagena Jr

ISBN 10 : 0977686655
ISBN 13 : 9780977686650

Understanding How the Airplane Was Invented The Wright brothers achieved their earth-shattering first flight more than one hundred years ago and the story of their lives and airpla..