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Atlantic fever

Joe Jackson

Atlantic fever

Lindbergh, his competitors, and the race to cross the Atlantic

by Joe Jackson

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics,
  • Transatlantic flights,
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century,
  • Competitions,
  • Air pilots,
  • TRANSPORTATION / Aviation / History,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoe Jackson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL531 .J33 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139068M
    ISBN 109780374106751
    LC Control Number2011046068

    Atlantic Fever – Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic By Joe Jackson All of us who love airplanes have our own fantasies concerning aircraft and journeys. Some of them are possible, some not. For myself, I will never land or take off on an aircraft carrier. I will never fly a C on skis (or in any other. Roberts and Smith follow the home-run fever that Ruth spawned that spring, with cables across the Atlantic reporting each day’s scores to the troops, along with news of whether the Babe bashed.

      For more than a decade, Mandy Smith was an “international air hostess” for Virgin Atlantic Airways. In her new book, “Cabin Fever” (out Tuesday), she dishes on Author: Doree Lewak. Peter Wehner is a contributing writer at The Atlantic, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and Egan visiting professor at Duke University. He writes widely on political.

      Visit for more arts book audio reviews! This is an audio summary of Atlantic Fever: Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic .   Best known for his detective thrillers, Meyer (Icarus, , etc.) enters darker territory with this sweeping epic about a young Afrikaner boy’s survival in a post-apocalyptic South story is set in the near future, where narrator Nico Storm and his visionary father, Willem, have “the Fever,” an airborne AIDS-related virus that has wiped out much of the world’s population.


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Louis/5(30). Joe Jackson's excellent book deals with the competition for the Ortega Prize and the "Atlantic Fever" that gripped America, Europe, and the rest of the world, in the months leading up to May and after.

This is a well written book that outlines how the world embraced the concept of aviation and those who flew/5. [Atlantic Fever is] a penetrating evaluation of Lindbergh's triumph set against the backdrop of the hero-worshipping Twenties.

Painstaking researched, Jackson's balanced work is a singular contribution to the history of flight in general and to Lindbergh historiography in particular/5(30). “[Atlantic Fever is] a penetrating evaluation of Lindbergh's triumph set against the backdrop of the hero-worshipping Twenties.

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Jackson rescues the stories of these and other fliers, some of them killed, the rest. In Atlantic Fever, Jackson brilliantly re-creates Lindbergh and the drama and tragedy that surrounded his feat.” — John Milton Cooper, Jr., author of Woodrow Wilson: A Biography “With rich detail and a compelling story, Atlantic Fever recaptures the almost forgotten array of fliers and dreamers that accompanied Charles Lindbergh's solitary crossing in The Spirit of St.

Louis. Atlantic Fever is a spellbinding book that opens a new window into a moment when the nexus of technology, innovation, character, and spirit captured the imagination of /5(93). Atlantic fever Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. page are missing in the original book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Containerid S Donor bostonpubliclibraryPages: This is a really great post apocalyptic book.

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Louis. Joe Jackson's Atlantic Fever is about this race, a milestone in American history whose story has never been fully told. Delving into the lives of the big-name competitors—the polar explorer Richard Byrd, the French war hero René Fonck, the millionaire Charles Levine, and the race's eventual winner, the enigmatic Charles Lindbergh—as well as those whose names have been forgotten by history (such.

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Joe Jackson recounts the fourteen aviators who partook in the $25, contest to be the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic in The event, sponsor.Deon Meyer is the internationally acclaimed, prizewinning author of numerous thrillers, including Fever, Icarus, Cobra, Seven Days, and the Barry Award-winning Thirteen Hours.

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