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Atlantic Fever - Jackson, Joe
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For five weeks--from April 14 to May 21, 1927--the world held its breath while fourteen aviators took to the air to capture the $25,000 prize that Raymond Orteig offered to the first man to cross the Atlantic Ocean without stopping. Joe Jackson's Atlantic Fever is about this race, a milestone in American history whose story has never been fully told. Delving into the lives of the big-name competitors--the polar explorer Richard Byrd, the French war hero Ren??? Fonck, the millionaire Charles Levine, and the race's ...

Atlantic Fever 2013, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250033307

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