The "flying business" seizes Patrick Montalto at an early age. A young, Italian-American from New York, his earliest memories of a fragile biplane avoiding a disastrous end on a summer's day in the country provide the single-minded impetus to an improbable journey. It starts when his father and a friend chip in for a harmless airplane ride from a small grass airstrip in the Westchester hills. It is a coming of age journey as Patrick learns to fly on that field during a Depression that doesn't allow for many dreams. As the ...

The Vaulted Sky 2009, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781440152511

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The Vaulted Sky 2009, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781440152535

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