Queen Bess

Daredevil Aviator
Author(s): Doris L. Rich
Original Publish Date: Mar 10, 2015
Product Number: EB00592161
Released: Mar 10, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781588345127
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
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Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as "Queen Bess," a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream.