Summary and Analysis of The Wright Brothers

Based on the Book by David McCullough
Author(s): Worth Books
Original Publish Date: Dec 13, 2016
Product Number: EB00692853
Released: Jan 10, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504043335
Publisher: Worth Books
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Wright Brothers tells you what you need to know-before or after you read David McCullough's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of The Wright Brothers by David McCullough includes: -Historical context -Chapter-by-chapter summaries -Detailed timeline of key events -Important quotes -Fascinating trivia -Glossary of terms -Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About David McCullough's The Wright Brothers: Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough's biography is a fresh, personal account of Wilbur and Orville Wright: two young men from the American Midwest who, armed with dedication, ingenuity, and the skills they acquired as bicycle mechanics, invented the first practical airplane in history. Based on extensive research-including the brothers' personal correspondence and diaries-The Wright Brothers brings these two iconic American heroes to life as never before. More than the chronicle of an invention, The Wright Brothers is the story of an American family whose belief in the values of hard work and perseverance made all things seem possible-even the conquest of the skies. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.