On glorious wings : the best flying stories of the century
Book
2003
4 available of 5 items

A collection of stories and excerpts from world-renowned authors celebrating the airplane and aviation.

Item Details
Subjects:
Aeronautics -- Fiction.
Air pilots -- Fiction.
Air pilots, Military -- Fiction.
Air travel -- Fiction.
Air warfare -- Fiction.
Flight -- Fiction.
Short stories, American.
Genre:
Short stories, American.
Short stories.
Other Authors:
Coonts, Stephen, 1946-
ISBN:
0812578635
0312877242
Publisher, Date:
New York : Forge, 2003.
Description:
464 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes:
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Contents:
The balloon hoax/Edgar Allan Poe
Five weeks in a balloon/Jules Verne
The horror of the heights/Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Mary Postgate/Rudyard Kipling
Bill's first airplane ride/Henry H. Arnold
Learning to fly/V. M. Yeates
All the dead pilots/William Faulkner
The white feather ace/Anonymous
For want of a Fokker/Jack D. Hunter
Cleveland Airport, August 1932/Walter J. Boyne
Wings over Khabarovsk/Louis L'Amour
The raid/John Hersey
The milk run/James A. Michener
Chief White Halfoat/Joseph Heller
Hell over Germany/Len Deighton
An hour to San Francisco/Ernest K. Gann
Alone/Frederick Forsyth
LZ ambush/Marshall Harrison
Raid on Thud Ridge/Mark Berent
Corey Ford buys the farm/Stephen Coonts
Powder River MOA/Dale Brown
Retaliation/Ralph Peters
Zero-G dogfight/Payne Harrison.
LCCN:
2003046853
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