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The Resource Jet age : the Comet, the 707, and the race to shrink the world, Sam Howe Verhovek

Jet age : the Comet, the 707, and the race to shrink the world, Sam Howe Verhovek

Label
Jet age : the Comet, the 707, and the race to shrink the world
Title
Jet age
Title remainder
the Comet, the 707, and the race to shrink the world
Statement of responsibility
Sam Howe Verhovek
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Verhovek, Sam Howe
Dewey number
629.133/349
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL515
LC item number
.V37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Jet planes
Label
Jet age : the Comet, the 707, and the race to shrink the world, Sam Howe Verhovek
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"...reveals the most astounding miracle in modern life, and it's been hiding in plain sight. Forget computers and television, Facebook and Google. The Jet Age has shrunk our planet, brought us together, obliterated borders, and changed virtually every aspect of life on earth. At its heart is the gripping story of two extraordinary, larger-than-life men whose race to unlock the secret of jet travel transformed our world."--Dust jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-233) and index
Contents
The de Havilland comet -- The Boeing 707 Jet Stratoliner -- Dreamers and aviators -- Empires in the sky -- Ambassadors to the air -- The Comet mystery -- The race to shrink the world
Control code
ocn535490561
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 248 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781583334027
Lccn
2010023848
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)535490561
Label
Jet age : the Comet, the 707, and the race to shrink the world, Sam Howe Verhovek
Publication
Note
"...reveals the most astounding miracle in modern life, and it's been hiding in plain sight. Forget computers and television, Facebook and Google. The Jet Age has shrunk our planet, brought us together, obliterated borders, and changed virtually every aspect of life on earth. At its heart is the gripping story of two extraordinary, larger-than-life men whose race to unlock the secret of jet travel transformed our world."--Dust jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-233) and index
Contents
The de Havilland comet -- The Boeing 707 Jet Stratoliner -- Dreamers and aviators -- Empires in the sky -- Ambassadors to the air -- The Comet mystery -- The race to shrink the world
Control code
ocn535490561
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 248 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781583334027
Lccn
2010023848
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)535490561

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