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China's wings : war, intrigue, romance, and adventure in the Middle Kingdom during the Golden Age of Flight / Gregory Crouch.

  • ISBN: 9780553804270
  • ISBN: 0553804278
  • ISBN: 9780345532350 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 034553235X (ebook)
  • Description: xix, 498 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books,

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HE 9878 .C47 C76 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction HE 9878 C47 C76 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 387.7/Crouch (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Saint Patrick's day, 1931 -- "You won't be able to handle the pilots" -- "This airline is a partnership" -- Cake and champagne -- Route three -- A Pan Am man and a woman named Kitsi -- The last of the salad days -- Things fall apart -- The cavalry -- Shanghai November -- Resurrection -- The provisional capital -- The Kweilin incident -- The evacuation of Hankow -- Meeting Madame -- Bombing season -- Ventricular tachycardia -- a wing and a spare, no prayers needed -- "Those planes are Japanese!" -- In the fight -- "For us it started five years ago" -- Clipping the edge of bedrock -- "We'll be talking about that for the rest of our lives" -- Not the worst way to fight a war -- To lose a friend -- Getting his -- The gold missions -- Endgame.
Subject: China National Aviation Corporation.
Airlines > China.