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Double ace : the life of Robert Lee Scott Jr., pilot, hero, and teller of tall tales / Robert Coram.

Author/creator Coram, Robert author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
Descriptionx, 324 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Georgia boy -- Failure -- West Point -- Bugling -- Flying and driving -- Learning the trade -- Dark nights of the soul -- The fortress falls -- Wedding bells and distant trumpets -- Extra duty -- Orchids and pigs and, oh my, the training command -- California dreaming -- War tocsins -- "You are not blooded" -- Hold my beer -- The flight to destiny -- At the end of the world -- The Hump -- Flying Tiger -- Glory -- Leaving China -- Home is the hero -- On the road again -- The book...and the movie -- Good reviews...and bad -- Movie star -- Chiaroscuro -- Twilight -- The more things change -- Still in the race -- Resurrection -- At last -- One more mission -- Mission accomplished.
Abstract "Recounts the storied life and military career of the American flying Ace who flew missions in China alongside the "Flying Tigers" during World War II and helped found Georgia's Museum of Aviation,"--NoveList.
General note"Thomas Dunne Books."
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 305-310) and index.
LCCN 2016002478
ISBN9781250040183 (hardcover)
ISBN1250040183 (hardcover)

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