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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Air mail service -- United States -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBarry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsMacaulay, Catherine, 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL539 .R645 2006
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationviii, 341 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3430771M
ISBN 100060529490
ISBN 109780060529499
LC Control Number2005056143

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