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Author Makos, Adam.

Title Devotion [sound recording] : an epic story of heroism, friendship and sacrifice / Adam Makos.

Imprint [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape ; New York : Random House Audio, [2015]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Audiobook CD    92 Hudner,T MAK    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Audiobook CD.
Description 12 sound discs (14 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 143000
Description spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
audiofile CD audio rda
Note Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Performer Read by Dominic Hoffman.
Note Compact discs.
Summary The inspirational story of the U.S. Navy's most famous aviator duo: Lieutenant Tom Hudner, a white, blue-blooded New Englander, and Ensign Jesse Brown, an African American sharecropper's son from Mississippi. The heir to a Massachusetts grocery store empire, Tom passed up Harvard to fly fighter planes for his country. Jesse, fascinated by aircraft since childhood, defied the odds-and the prejudices of his time-to become the Navy's first black carrier pilot.
Subject Hudner, Tom, 1924-
Brown, Jesse Leroy.
Corsair (Fighter plane).
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial operations, American.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- United States -- Biography.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Campaigns -- Korea (North) -- Changjin Reservoir.
Rescues -- Korea (North) -- Changjin Reservoir -- History -- 20th century.
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.
African American fighter pilots -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Biography.
United States. Navy -- African Americans -- Biography.
Fighter pilots -- United States.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Hoffman, Dominic.
ISBN 9780553545456 : $45.00
0553545450 : $45.00
9780553398410
0553398415
Standard No. 9780553398410 54500
Music No. PRHA 4622 Random House Audio

 
    
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