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9781943328406 | Alaska Northwest Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: “[Robinson’s] lifelong triumph over adversity belongs to the greatest of American success stories.” —Peter Hannaford, Washington TimesIn this gripping, never-before-told tale, biographer Thomas E. Simmons brings to life the true story of John C...read more

Hardcover:

9781620872178 | 1 edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, February 7, 2013), cover price $24.95

Paperback:

9781634502764 | Reprint edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, January 12, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: “[Robinson’s] lifelong triumph over adversity belongs to the greatest of American success stories.

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This investigation of exobiology, the study of extraterrestrial life forms, examines ancient and modern theories of evolution, reviews the Viking I findings, and assesses the planets' potential for supporting life

Hardcover:

9781410472830 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 8, 2014), cover price $32.99
9781250033772 | St Martins Pr, May 13, 2014, cover price $27.99
9780385112574, titled "Who Goes There?: The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe" | Doubleday, January 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | also contains Who Goes There?: The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe | About this edition: This investigation of exobiology, the study of extraterrestrial life forms, examines ancient and modern theories of evolution, reviews the Viking I findings, and assesses the planets' potential for supporting life

Paperback:

9781250033840 | Reprint edition (Griffin, May 5, 2015), cover price $16.99
9780376030450, titled "Bonsai" | New edition (Sunset Pub Co, May 1, 1994), cover price $12.95 | also contains Bonsai | About this edition: Explains and illustrates the principles, history, and basic procedures of the ancient Japanese horticultural art and gives detailed instructions on planting and caring for bonsai

CD/Spoken Word:

9781427239235 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, May 13, 2014), cover price $39.99

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Product Description: Eugene Burton Ely was buried the day after his 25th birthday, less than a half-mile from where he was born. No sooner had he captured the world's eye and gained the fame he sought, than he crashed into the earth. Until 1911, the last year of his life, hardly anyone knew his name...read more

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9780786496778 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 9, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Eugene Burton Ely was buried the day after his 25th birthday, less than a half-mile from where he was born.

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Hardcover:

9781426211560 | Natl Geographic Society, November 5, 2013, cover price $30.00

Paperback:

9781426213694 | Natl Geographic Society, September 15, 2015, cover price $15.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9781482932164 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 5, 2013), cover price $44.95
9781482932171 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 5, 2013), cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Clarence “Cap” Cornish was an Indiana pilot whose life spanned all but five years of the Century of Flight. Born in Canada in 1898, Cornish grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He began flying at the age of nineteen, piloting a “Jenny” aircraft during World War I, and continued to fly for the next seventy-eight years...read more

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9781557536846 | Purdue Univ Pr, June 15, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Clarence “Cap” Cornish was an Indiana pilot whose life spanned all but five years of the Century of Flight.

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CD/Spoken Word:

9781482932157, titled "The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 5, 2013), cover price $89.95

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Hardcover:

9780813042091 | Univ Pr of Florida, September 16, 2012, cover price $29.95

Paperback:

9780813049335 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Florida, September 10, 2013), cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Faced with the challenge of creating an Air Force essentially from scratch, with the nation already in a declared war--U.S. Army leaders were in a scramble. It was the spring of 1917 and the entire U.S. Army had only about 100,000 active-duty soldiers, compared to about 4 million then in uniform for Germany, the largest of the World War I Central Powers...read more

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9780828324526 | Branden Pub Co, June 6, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Faced with the challenge of creating an Air Force essentially from scratch, with the nation already in a declared war--U.

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9780195320190, titled "The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation" | Oxford Univ Pr, July 21, 2010, cover price $27.95

Paperback:

9780199931170, titled "The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2012), cover price $19.95

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By Michael Collins (foreword by)

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9780256140194, titled "Real World Economic Applications: The Wall Street Journal Workbook" | 5th edition (Richard d Irwin, May 1, 1996), cover price $50.75 | also contains Real World Economic Applications: The Wall Street Journal Workbook

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Product Description: Book by Classen, Charles

Hardcover:

9781469171869 | Xlibris Corp, April 12, 2012, cover price $29.99

Paperback:

9781469171852 | Xlibris Corp, April 12, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Book by Classen, Charles

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Product Description: Thirsting for a new adventure and announcing that “an adventure not in the air is obsolete,” Richard Halliburton hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens in 1931 and fearlessly set out to circle the world in an open cockpit biplane optimistically named The Flying Carpet...read more
By Tahir Shah (foreword by)

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9781848859142 | Tauris Parke Paperbacks, January 3, 2012, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Thirsting for a new adventure and announcing that “an adventure not in the air is obsolete,” Richard Halliburton hired pioneer aviator Moye Stephens in 1931 and fearlessly set out to circle the world in an open cockpit biplane optimistically named The Flying Carpet.

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Product Description: Elinor Smith was six when she first went for a ride in a rickety "flying machine," and she was just sixteen when she earned her aviation license in 1928. But not everyone thought that girls should fly. When male pilots and newspapermen mocked her, Elinor decided to perform an aerial maneuver they thought was impossible: flying under all four bridges that span New York City's East River...read more
By Tami Lewis Brown and Francois Roca (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780374371159 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 12, 2010, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Elinor Smith was six when she first went for a ride in a rickety "flying machine," and she was just sixteen when she earned her aviation license in 1928.

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Product Description: "In Doris Rich’s latest aviation biography, barefoot, illiterate Bessie Pittman reinvents herself as Jacqueline Cochran, the brash beautician who set more speed and altitude records than any pilot in history. . . . Rich illuminates the lesser-known facts of this under-appreciated pioneer and lights a belated candle for her too...read more

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9780813030432 | Univ Pr of Florida, April 8, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A multi-faceted biography of pioneering female aviator Jacqueline Cochran describes her accomplishments in the field of aviation, as well as her service as commander of the Women Airforce Service Pilots and her turbulent personal life.

Paperback:

9780813035062 | Univ Pr of Florida, May 22, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "In Doris Rich’s latest aviation biography, barefoot, illiterate Bessie Pittman reinvents herself as Jacqueline Cochran, the brash beautician who set more speed and altitude records than any pilot in history.

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Product Description: Earhart grew up at a time when many believed that men alone had the right to experience the thrill of adventure—but, from the moment she saw her first airplane, she knew it was her destiny to fly. She made record-setting flights across America, the oceans, and, ultimately, around the world, earning more fame and admiration with every boundary she broke...read more

Hardcover:

9781402745201 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, March 28, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A biography of one of America's most famous pilots, who mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while trying to fly around the world.

Paperback:

9781402741401 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, April 1, 2007, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A biography of one of America's most famous pilots, who mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while trying to fly around the world.

Prebinding:

9781439536735 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Earhart grew up at a time when many believed that men alone had the right to experience the thrill of adventure—but, from the moment she saw her first airplane, she knew it was her destiny to fly.

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Product Description: This is a story of a young lad from a farm in Southern Illinois who had a dream of becoming a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. After many potential pitfalls the dream was realized. Adventures beyond the dreams unfolded as a full career in aviation and over twenty thousand hours of flying time were logged over nearly forty years...read more

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9781434347046 | Authorhouse, November 30, 2007, cover price $23.49 | About this edition: This is a story of a young lad from a farm in Southern Illinois who had a dream of becoming a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force.

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Recounts the exploits of America's first commercial aviators, the daring fliers of the U.S. Mail Service, who risked their lives in a fleet of flimsy World War I biplanes to transport the mail across America and who played a key role in the early history of commercial aviation. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780060529505 | Reprint edition (Perennial, March 1, 2007), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Recounts the exploits of America's first commercial aviators, the daring fliers of the U.

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By Brian Horrigan (introduced by), Charles A. Lindbergh and Reeve Lindbergh (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780070455399, titled "Xedit: A User's Guide" | McGraw-Hill, November 1, 1993, cover price $39.95 | also contains Xedit: A User''s Guide

Paperback:

9780873514224 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Book by Lear, William P. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By William P. Lear and Anthony W. Levier (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781584970095 | Taylor Pub, November 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Book by Lear, William P.
9780070092532, titled "The Cowboy and the Wildcat" | McGraw-Hill College, December 1, 1994, cover price $9.40 | also contains The Cowboy and the Wildcat | About this edition: Young adults and adult learners at intermediate levels of English proficiency will love this collection of plays.

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