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The Flight Girls: A Novel Inspired by Real Female Pilots During World War II
    

The Flight Girls: A Novel Inspired by Real Female Pilots During World War II (Library Binding, Large type / large print edition)

By Salazar, Noelle

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A stunning story about the Women Airforce Service Pilots, whose courage during World War II turned ordinary women into extraordinary heroes 1941. Audrey Coltrane has always wanted to fly. It's why she implored her father to teach her at the little airfield back home in Texas. It'...s why she signed up to train military pilots in Hawaii when the war in Europe began. And it's why she insists she is not interested in any dream-derailing romantic involvements, even with the disarming Lieutenant James Hart, who fast becomes a friend as treasured as the women she flies with. Then one fateful day, she gets caught in the air over Pearl Harbor just as the bombs begin to fall, and suddenly, nowhere feels safe. To make everything she's lost count for something, Audrey joins the Women Airforce Service Pilots program. The bonds she forms with her fellow pilots reignite a spark of hope in the face war, and--especially when James goes missing in action--give Audrey the strength to cross the front lines and fight for everything she holds dear. Shining a light on a little-known piece of history, The Flight Girls is a sweeping portrayal of women's fearlessness in the face of adversity, and the power of friendship to make us soar --
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ISBN 9781432867607
Released AU 6 Nov 2019
Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
Format Library Binding, Large type / large print edition
Availability
Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days

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ISBN-13 9781432867607
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
Imprint Thorndike Press Large Print
Released 6 Nov 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding, Large type / large print edition
Edition Large type / large print edition
Author(s) By Salazar, Noelle
Category Fiction
Historical Fiction
War Fiction
Second World War fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
Number of Pages 606
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 221mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 658g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Historical fiction, War stories, World War, 1939-1945, Large type books, Female friendship
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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