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Paperback The Wright Brothers Book

ISBN: 1476728755

ISBN13: 9781476728759

The Wright Brothers

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The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize--the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly--Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two brothers--bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio--changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe that the age of flight had begun, with the first powered...

Customer Reviews

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Remarkable and exciting account

This may be my favorite of McCullough's works. It is interesting, informative, and exciting. While the Wright brothers may be a familiar topic to many, this is the best and most interesting account I have read. It shows the challenges faced in a way I never considered, and the innovation and problem solving explained shows how amazing their achievements were. This is an excellent book, whether you are a history lover or not.

The Wright Brothers

This is a wonderful As always so well researched. Love those boys....

Wright Brothers is an excellent book for a long cold winter's day.

I enjoyed reading about these two brothers and their persistence in researching and reading about flying and their observations of birds flying. They seem to get along well and I am not finished with this book that I can hardly wait to learn more about their lives.
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