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Powder Puff Derby
By Mike Walker

Powder Puff Derby

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Powder Puff Derby by Mike Walker

Book Description

This book follows the early years of women aviators from the end of World War I through the madcap years of the 1920s to the establishment of aviation as a serious part of defense and commercial activities during World War II. Award--winning writer Mike Walker writes about a time of immense social and technical change that radically transformed the position of women and became the golden years for the development of aviation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470851401
ISBN-10: 0470851406
Format: Hardback
(224mm x 147mm x 28mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mike Walker

Mike Walker is a highly experienced script--writer of drama and documentary for radio and television. He has won several awards for plays and adaptations. He has also written novels and non--fiction, and teaches creative writing at Morley College London. His recent work includes an adaptation of The Old Curiosity Shop for Radio 4 and The Dark House, an interactive Drama for BBCi.

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