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The Wright Brothers

The Dramatic Story Behind the Legend

By David McCullough
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The Wright Brothers: The Dramatic Story Behind the Legend by David McCullough

The Wright Brothers (2015) is the inspiring story of two men from Dayton, Ohio who turned a fascination with birds into a mission to enable and achieve human flight. The story of the Wright brothers is a perfect example of how hard work, persistence and a touch of genius can lead to endless possibilities.

  • Airplane enthusiasts
  • Historians of the modern world
  • Budding entrepreneurs looking for inspiration

David McCullough is an award-winning author who has written some of the world’s most acclaimed historical accounts and biographies. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his books Truman and John Adams and has received multiple National Book Awards, as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006.

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