"Contends that the Wright brothers became involved in a race with federal entities to build the first practical airplane...nicely written" --Choice
"Very interesting book...this history is fascinating...recommended" --Catholic Library World
"Numerous photos" --College & Research Libraries.
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About the Author
Stephen B. Goddard
of Hartford, Connecticut, is also the author of Colonel Albert Pope and His American Dream Machines: The Life and Times of a Bicycle Tycoon Turned Automotive Pioneer
(2000, $39.95). He practices law and teaches history at Trinity College.