The Resource Wings: : a novel of World War II flygirls, Karl Friedrich, (ebook)

Wings: : a novel of World War II flygirls, Karl Friedrich, (ebook)

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Wings: : a novel of World War II flygirls
Title
Wings:
Title remainder
a novel of World War II flygirls
Statement of responsibility
Karl Friedrich
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Language
eng
Summary
Based on the true World War II stories of America's first female military pilots, this historic novel follows the story of a young woman from a dirt-poor farm family. Sally Ketchum has little chance of bettering her life until a mysterious barnstormer named Tex teaches her to fly and to dare to love. But when Tex dies in a freak accident, Sally must make her own way in the world. She enrolls in the U.S. military's Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program at a special school known as Avenger, where she learns to fly the biggest, fastest, meanest planes. She also reluctantly becomes involved with Beau Bayard, a flight instructor and aspiring writer who seems to offer her everything she could want. Despite her obvious mastery of flying, many members of the military are unable to accept that a skirt" has any place in a cockpit. Soon Sally finds herself struggling against a high-powered Washington lawyer that wants to close down Avenger once and for all
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1946-
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Friedrich, Karl
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Women air pilots
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Wings: : a novel of World War II flygirls, Karl Friedrich, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781590135921
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11692178
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remote
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11692178
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MWT11692178
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wings: : a novel of World War II flygirls, Karl Friedrich, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781590135921
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11692178
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11692178
System control number
MWT11692178
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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