Skip to product information
1 of 10

Jackie Cochran by Jacqueline Cochran and Maryann Bucknum Brinley

Jackie Cochran by Jacqueline Cochran and Maryann Bucknum Brinley

Regular price $16.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $16.00 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Jackie Cochran

An Autobiography

by Jacqueline Cochran and Maryann Bucknum Brinley

Bantam Books, 1987, [First Edition], ISBN 055305211X, black and white photographic plates, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, no inscriptions, dustjacket shows minor edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners (see photographs)

“Her career in aviation spanned forty years, from the Golden Age of the 1930s as a racing pilot, through the turbulent years of World War II as a founder and head of the Women’s Air Force Service Pilot program (WASP), into the jet age when she became the first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound, under the tutelage of her good friend Chuck Yeager.  She was the ultimate risk taker in all facets of her life and career, a gutsy, intense, strikingly beautiful woman with fire in her eye and steel in her backbone, living in a man’s world and loving it – but always keeping her femininity firmly intact.”

 

View full details