The Unsubstantial Air

The Unsubstantial Air

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The Unsubstantial Air is the gripping story of the Americans who fought and died in the aerial battles of World War I. Much more than a traditional military history, it is an account of the excitement of becoming a pilot and flying in combat over the Western Front, told through the words and voices of the aviators themselves.

A World War II pilot himself, the memoirist and critic Samuel Hynes revives the ad­venturous young men who inspired his own generation to take… (more)

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Intimate and memorable portraits of these idealistic, daredevil young men are contained in a marvelously fluid narrative.

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 20, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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