Multcolib Picks: The romance of flying

North to the Orient
North to the Orient By Lindbergh, Anne Morrow Book - 1967 910.4 L74n 1967 Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1931 Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh set off on a flight to the Orient by the Great Circle Route. The classic North to the Orient is the beautifully written account of the trip.

The Spirit of St. Louis
The Spirit of St. Louis By Lindbergh, Charles A. Book - 1998 B-L742s Available in some locations

Annotation:In "The Spirit of St. Louis," Lindbergh takes the reader on an extraordinary journey, bringing to life the thrill and peril of trans-Atlantic travel in a single-engine plane.

West With the Night
West With the Night By Markham, Beryl Book - 2013 B-M343w 2013 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 6 on 4 copies

Annotation:West with the Night is the story of Beryl Markham--aviator, racehorse trainer, beauty--and her life in the Kenya of the 1920s and '30s.

Nanette
Nanette By Park, Edwards Book - 1977 940.544 P235n Available in some locations

Annotation:Edward Park's World War Two aviation memoir.

Flight to Arras
Flight to Arras By Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de Book - 1942 940.544 S14f Available in some locations

Annotation:Antoine de Saint-Exupery's World War Two aviation memoir.

Wind, Sand, and Stars
Wind, Sand, and Stars By Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de Book - 1992 910.4 S13 1992 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 4 copies

Annotation:An exciting account of air adventure combined with Saint-Exupery's compelling prose and philosophy.

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These titles are sure to evoke the romance of flying as it was in the first half of the twentieth century. Rod M.


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