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Author Hardesty, Von, 1939-

Title Black wings : courageous stories of African Americans in aviation and space history / Von Hardesty.

Imprint New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    926.2913 HAR    DUE 08-17-20 Billed
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    926.2913 HAR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 180 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Note "In association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Barnstormer Bessie Coleman takes to the air -- Facing the headwinds of prejudice -- Long distance flying -- In the shadow of war -- The Tuskegee airmen -- At full stride -- Into orbit-joining the astronaut corps.
Subject African American air pilots -- Biography.
African American astronauts -- Biography.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780061261381 : $21.95

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