This book is a detailed personal account of a historic transatlantic flight in 1927 by a young aviator. The narrative describes the meticulous planning, the dangerous journey, and the worldwide acclaim that followed. The pilot’s courage, skill, and determination, along with his fascination with science and his love for flying, are vividly portrayed in this captivating memoir.
The 7354th greatest book of all time
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This book is on the following lists:
- 19th on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)
- Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography (Pulitzer Prize)