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Falling Upwards - a book by Holmes, Richard

Falling Upwards

How We Took to the Air

Falling Upwards( )
Author: Holmes, Richard
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)** **Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013** **The New Republic Best Books of 2013** In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives to take to the air (or fall into the sky). Why they did it, what their contemporaries...
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Air Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.42 x 9.56 x 1.41 Inches
Book Weight:1.82 Pounds
Author Biography
Holmes, Richard (Author)
Richard Holmes is the author of Footsteps: Adventures of a Romantic Biographer; Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage; Shelley: The Pursuit; Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804; and Coleridge: Darker Reflections, 1804-1834, which was a 1999 New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice and a National Book Critics Circle Awards finalist. He lives in England.


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