Dawn Over Kitty Hawk: The Novel of the Wright Brothers

by Walter J. Boyne

Hardcover, 2003

Status

Available

Publication

Forge Books (2003), Edition: 1st, 400 pages

Description

A pair of bicycle shop owners struggle with their father's disapproval and the workings of such figures as Samuel Langly and Alexander Graham Bell, who sabotage and compete against their efforts to develop the first powered aircraft.

User reviews

LibraryThing member kslade
Good novel of the Wright Brothers and how they managed to achieve heavier than air powered flight.
I have also read a couple of histories about them earlier. The Bishop's Boys by Tom Crouch, is a good one.

Language

Original language

English
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