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Fighting for space : two pilots and their historic battle for female spaceflight / Amy Shira Teitel.

Teitel, Amy Shira, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"The mostly-unknown tale of Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb--two accomplished aviatrixes, one generation apart, who each dreamed of being the first woman in space, but along the way battled their egos, their expectations, and ultimately the patriarchal society that stood between them and the stars"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 629.13092 TEI 2020 (Text) 33892100683524 Young Adult New Books Book None 05/28/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538716045
  • ISBN: 1538716046
  • Physical Description: xxi, 426 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-426).
Summary, etc.:
"The mostly-unknown tale of Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb--two accomplished aviatrixes, one generation apart, who each dreamed of being the first woman in space, but along the way battled their egos, their expectations, and ultimately the patriarchal society that stood between them and the stars"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women air pilots > United States > Biography.
Air pilots > United States > Biography.
Cochran, Jacqueline.
Cobb, Jerrie.
Aeronautics > United States > History > 20th century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology.
SCIENCE / Space Science.
Genre: Biographies.
Summary: "The mostly-unknown tale of Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb--two accomplished aviatrixes, one generation apart, who each dreamed of being the first woman in space, but along the way battled their egos, their expectations, and ultimately the patriarchal society that stood between them and the stars"--

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