The Bishops Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright by Tom D. Crouch. First Published by W.W. Norton & Company Paperback 1990. ISBN: 0-393-30695-X. 606 Pages which Includes the Index.
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Brilliant, self-trained engineers, the Wright brothers had a unique blend of native talent, character, and family experience that perfectly suited them to the task of invention but left them ill-prepared to face a world of skeptics, rivals, and officials. Using a treasure trove of Wright family correspondence and diaries, Tom Crouch skillfully weaves the story of the airplane's invention into the drama of a unique and unforgettable family. He shows us exactly how and why these two obscure bachelors from Dayton, Ohio, were able to succeed where so many better-trained, better-financed rivals had failed.
This book has been in our family library for a long time and is in excellent condition. No markings or page creases in the book. This is a CASH Sale only, No Checks. Can provide more pictures upon request. We can meet at a local "safe place" so you to review the book and then decide if you would like it. Thank you for looking and considering this book on Craigslist.
Book Size: 9.25” x 6.00” x 1.50” Approx.