The aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic Age of Flight

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
"Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump ), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage. From Winston Groom, the best-selling author of Forrest Gump , Shiloh 1862, and Vicksburg 1863 , comes the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond, including daring military raids and survival-at-sea, and will appeal to fans of Unbroken , The Greatest Generation , and Flyboys . With the world in peril in World War II, each man set aside great success and comfort to return to the skies for his most daring mission yet. Doolittle, a brilliant aviation innovator, would lead the daring Tokyo Raid to retaliate for Pearl Harbor; Lindbergh, hero of the first solo flight across the Atlantic, would fly combat missions in the South Pacific; and Rickenbacker, Wor
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781426211560
9781483062440
9781426211577
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 4330db71-5c3d-b9eb-83fe-e7ad5bf74a7f
Grouping Title aviators eddie rickenbacker jimmy doolittle charles lindbergh and the epic age of flight
Grouping Author groom winston
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-10-21 22:44:42PM
Last Indexed 2019-10-21 23:59:13PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Winston Groom
author_display Groom, Winston
available_at_school McGavock High
collection_school Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description Explores "the saga of three extraordinary aviators-- Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle-- and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage"--
format_category_school Audio Books
Books
eBook
format_school Book
eAudiobook
eBook
id 4330db71-5c3d-b9eb-83fe-e7ad5bf74a7f
isbn 9781426211560
9781426211577
9781483062440
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:CARL0000424717 QQ00156240 McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction 629.13 GRO 1 false false On Shelf 6D532
ils:CARL0000424717 35192044961229 Donelson - Adult Non-Fiction 926.2913 G8766g 1 false false On Shelf DO
ils:CARL0000424717 35192046299644 Old Hickory - Adult Non-Fiction 926.2913 G8766g 1 false false Checked Out OH
ils:CARL0000424717 35192044961211 Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction 926.2913 G8766g 1 false false On Shelf GH
ils:CARL0000424717 35192090045323 Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction 926.2913 G8766g 1 false false On Shelf BL
overdrive:bf6be718-0761-41fa-a1b8-5213f89a0520 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eAudiobook Audio Books 2 false true OverDrive OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen Available Online
overdrive:81a302cc-8a22-4c43-badf-e1b746efd76c -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 2 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Available Online
itype_school
Book
last_indexed 2019-10-22T04:59:13.922Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 629.13 GRO
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school McGavock High
primary_isbn 9781426211560
publishDate 2013
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:CARL0000424717 Book Books English National Geographic, [2013] 464 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
overdrive:bf6be718-0761-41fa-a1b8-5213f89a0520 eAudiobook Audio Books English Blackstone Publishing 2013
overdrive:81a302cc-8a22-4c43-badf-e1b746efd76c eBook eBook English National Geographic Society 2013
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000424717 QQ00156240 On Shelf On Shelf false true false false false true
ils:CARL0000424717 35192044961229 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000424717 35192046299644 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
ils:CARL0000424717 35192044961211 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000424717 35192090045323 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
overdrive:bf6be718-0761-41fa-a1b8-5213f89a0520 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
overdrive:81a302cc-8a22-4c43-badf-e1b746efd76c -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- United States -- Biography
Aeronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography
Air pilots, Military -- United States -- Biography
Doolittle, James Harold, -- 1896-1993
Heroes -- United States -- Biography
Lindbergh, Charles A. -- (Charles Augustus), -- 1902-1974
Rickenbacker, Eddie, -- 1890-1973
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century
title_display The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic Age of Flight
title_full The Aviators Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic Age of Flight / Winston Groom
title_short The aviators :
title_sub Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the epic Age of Flight
topic_facet Adventure and adventurers
Aeronautics
Aeronautics, Military
Air pilots
Air pilots, Military
Biography & Autobiography
Doolittle, James Harold
Heroes
History
History, Military
Lindbergh, Charles A
Military
Nonfiction
Rickenbacker, Eddie