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The Roaring 20

(2006)
The First Cross-Country Air Race for Women
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The Roaring Twenty Tells the tale of the 1929 air derby for women pilots. This story charts the first women's long-distance airplane race, a 2,800-mile saga across the United States. Competition was serious, and the event was risky, so much so that one of the 19 young women who participated didn't live through it. Fifty duotone photographs accompany the text. Full description

    

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Hardback Editions

February 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Roaring Twenty: The First Cross-Country Air Race for Women (History (US))
Author(s): Margaret Whitman Blair
ISBN: 0-7922-5389-2 / 978-0-7922-5389-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
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February 2006 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Roaring Twenty: The First Cross-Country Air Race for Women
Author(s): Margaret Whitman Blair
ISBN: 0-7922-5390-6 / 978-0-7922-5390-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA