Reader recommendation: The Aviators

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    The Aviators:
    Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
    By Winston Groom
    National Geographic Society
    464 pp.
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If you like American history, and especially aviation, you will love The Aviators, by Winston Groom. It is told through the lives of Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, and Charles Lindbergh – all people that we think we are familiar with, but it is surprising to learn how much they accomplished.


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