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Crossing the horizon

Laurie Notaro

Crossing the horizon

a novel

by Laurie Notaro

  • 211 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Women air pilots,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    In 1927, three women, including the daughter of an earl, a former cigar girl-turned-society darling, and a beauty pageant contestant, all vie to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-451).

    StatementLaurie Notaro
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3614.O785 C76 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination455 pages
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27220237M
    ISBN 101451659407
    ISBN 109781451659405
    LC Control Number2015029984
    OCLC/WorldCa918616431

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