Miracle At Kitty Hawk: The Letters Of Wilbur And Orville Wright

Miracle At Kitty Hawk: The Letters Of Wilbur And Orville Wright

Paperback(Second Da Capo Press Edition)

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Overview

With little formal education and even fewer business skills, Wilbur and Orville Wright solved the scientific mystery that defeated the greatest minds of their day. This collection of six hundred letters between the two brothers traces the genesis of their flying machine, from their initial frustration to their bursts of discovery and the thrill of ultimate success. Witness the resourcefulness, good humor, and sheer pluck of America's most famous brothers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306812033
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 11/14/2002
Edition description: Second Da Capo Press Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 5.53(w) x 8.57(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

The late Fred C. Kelly was a friend of Orville Wright and the authorized biographer of the Wright Brothers. He was also a FBI agent, a newspaper columnist, and author of over a dozen books.

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