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

Teitel, Amy Shira, (author,, narrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Spaceflight historian and creator of YouTube's "Vintage Space" Amy Shira Teitel tells the riveting story of the female pilots who each dreamed of being the first American woman in space. A book that will appeal to readers of Fly Girls and The Astronaut Wives' Club is 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. A dual biography of these fascinating and fearless women, using their stories as guides through the changing social, political, and technical landscape of the time.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD 629.13092 TEI (Text) 33892100699611 Adult New Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 08/11/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781549121005
  • ISBN: 1549121006
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (approximately 11 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Hachette Audio, [2020]

Content descriptions

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Compact discs.
Title from container.
"Includes a PDF of photos"--Container.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
Spaceflight historian and creator of YouTube's "Vintage Space" Amy Shira Teitel tells the riveting story of the female pilots who each dreamed of being the first American woman in space. A book that will appeal to readers of Fly Girls and The Astronaut Wives' Club is 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. A dual biography of these fascinating and fearless women, using their stories as guides through the changing social, political, and technical landscape of the time.
Subject: Cochran, Jacqueline.
Cobb, Jerrie.
Women air pilots > United States > Biography.
Aeronautics > United States > History > 20th century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers.
Genre: Biographies.
Audiobooks.
Sound recordings.

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