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Falling upwards : how we took to the air, Richard Holmes

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Falling upwards : how we took to the air
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Falling upwards
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how we took to the air
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Richard Holmes
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eng
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Falling Upwards tells the story of the enigmatic group of men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air, and so discovered a new dimension of human experience. Why they did it, what their contemporaries thought of them, and how their flights revealed the secrets of our planet in wholly unexpected ways is its subject.--
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Title
Falling upwards
Creator
Summary
Documents the experiences of the enigmatic pioneers of human flight including Sophie Blanchard, John Wise and Felix Nadar to offer insight into the character qualities that inspired their ambitions and the ways in which their achievements have shaped culture, technology and meteorology. By the award-winning author of The Age of Wonder. - Description by Gillian Speace
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10225106
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PSt/DLC
Dewey number
629.1332
Index
index present
LC call number
TL616
LC item number
.H65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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how we took to the air
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Richard Holmes
Falling upwards : how we took to the air, Richard Holmes
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Voices overhead -- The falling dream -- Fiery prospects -- Airy kingdoms -- Angel's eye -- Wild west wind -- Spies in the sky -- Gigantic voyages -- Vertical explorations -- Mariners of the upper atmosphere -- Paris airborne -- Extreme balloons -- Epilogue -- Classic balloon accounts
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Dimensions
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Extent
p.
Isbn
9780307379665
Lccn
2013011128

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