Our Lives and Times

Our Lives and Times

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Recorded history's most dynamic epoch comes to life as never before in book form. A veritable browser's paradise, Our Lives a Times encompasses the 20th century and beyond, packing more than one hundred years of facts, images, essays, and chronological timelines into one visually deightful, thoroughly readable, highly entertaining chronicle of the people and events that shaped our past, and continue to shape our present.Birds of a feather: explorer Richard Byrd and flightless Antarctic friends. ... Byrd and his team spent months testing their customized Ford monoplane, growing expert at dousing engine fires and making repairs in temperatures that froze motor oil. ... 116 deaths, mostly inflicted by British troops a€” were sparked by a dispute over use of the Wailing Wall. ... Mergers turned the company into Trans World Airlines (TWA), which eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes turned into one of the worlda#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Our Lives and Times
Author:Lorraine Glennon
Publisher:JG Press - 2003-06-30


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