The Wright BrothersBook - 2015
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Kitty Hawk, 1903: Wright Brothers and the History of the First Flight December 17 marks the anniversary of the Wright Brothers' successful attempt to pilot their flying machine. In 1903, the Wright Brothers had developed a machine capable of sustained powered flight. Orville and Wilbur owned a shop where they ran a printing press, and later, maintained and produced bicycles. Much of… (more)
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Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Excellent description of a shy, cheerful, optimistic, entrepreneural, mechanical, sensitive man with ingenuity who worked with his brother and never gave up in adveristy. The best dividends come from seeking more knowledge rather than more power. So many lessons in this book. The power of family who encouraged reading and intellectual curiosity. The power of the work ethic. Excellent book.
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