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On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the world's first airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, establishing the Wright Brothers as world-renowned pioneers of flight. Known to far fewer people was their whip-smart and well-educated sister Katharine, a suffragette and early feminist. After Wilbur died, Katharine lived with her increasingly reclusive brother Orville, who often turned to his more confident and supportive sister to help him through fame and fortune. But when Katharine became engaged to their mutual friend, harry Haskell, Orville felt abandoned and eventually stopped speaking to the couple. As the years went on, the siblings grew further and further apart.... -- from back cover.
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Hood River County Library FIC DANN (Text) 33892100704825 Adult New Books Book None 09/30/2020 Checked out 11/07/2020

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  • ISBN: 9780062993113
  • ISBN: 0062993119
  • Physical Description: 256 pages, 6 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2020.

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On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the world's first airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, establishing the Wright Brothers as world-renowned pioneers of flight. Known to far fewer people was their whip-smart and well-educated sister Katharine, a suffragette and early feminist. After Wilbur died, Katharine lived with her increasingly reclusive brother Orville, who often turned to his more confident and supportive sister to help him through fame and fortune. But when Katharine became engaged to their mutual friend, harry Haskell, Orville felt abandoned and eventually stopped speaking to the couple. As the years went on, the siblings grew further and further apart.... -- from back cover.
Subject: Haskell, Katharine Wright, 1874-1929 > Fiction.
Haskell, Henry Joseph, 1874-1952 > Fiction.
Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912 > Fiction.
Wright, Orville, 1871-1948 > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Air pilots > Fiction.
Feminists > United States > Fiction.
Suffragists > United States > Fiction.
Recluses > Fiction.
Dayton (Ohio) > Fiction.
Kansas City (Mo.) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Novels.

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