"Black" 6000 Gallon 3-Dome Tank Car #1614 "H. Vintage Lionel Tender #6654w O-scale Sound Effects As-is For Parts Or Re, Bachmann Your First Railroad Track Pack E-z Track System 44596, Ho Scale, Lionel FasTrack O Gauge 6-12054 Operating Track W/ Instructions, Control, LaBelle HOn3-25 Denver & Rio Grande Western Closed Vestibule Coach Kit, Athearn HO Conrail Dummy Locos 6288 6300 W/ Dummy Chassis 6410, HO Scale Bachmann 60604 GE 70-Ton Switcher, L & N #99 DCC Equipped. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. He took odd jobs and flight instructed at Burbank and nearby airports and began to write short stories. Mass Market Paperback. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. In order to navigate out of this carousel, please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Condition: VERY GOOD. From his first boyhood experience in an open cockpit World War I biplane to the hermetically sealed cockpit of a U-2, nothing equals the freedom and satisfaction that a pilot experiences in an aircraft such as Gann's Bucker Jungmann. Condition: Good. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Albatross was overhauled and Gann then sailed it around the South Pacific Ocean. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Eventually, after years of planning and preparations, Gann purchased a large metal sailboat in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, which he christened Albatross. Mass Market Paperback. Signet Many "quotables" from his experiences. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good. Mass Market Paperback. (1984), ISBN 10: 0451132653ISBN 13: 9780451132659, From: Gann was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to a prosperous Midwestern family; his father was an executive with General Telephone and Telegraph[citation needed] in Lincoln, Nebraska; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Chicago, Illinois. Seller Inventory # 0515054437-3-17046921. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Book: Sky Roads By Ernest K. Gann. Condition: Good. When World War II broke out, Captain Gann was contracted to Air Transport Command delivering aircraft to bases in Europe, South America, and over the “Hump” to China. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Paperback. During the autumn of 1991, Gann again took to the skies to mark the 50th anniversary of his promotion to Captain for American Airlines; it would be his last flight. | Contact this seller Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. GBP (£) Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. 6. Seller Inventory # 0515054437-4-18696428. Condition: VERY GOOD. Although many of his 21 best-selling novels reveal Gann's devotion to aviation, others, including Twilight for the Gods, and Fiddler's Green display his love of the sea. 13. For your consideration is an original oil painting by world famous author and aviator Ernest K Gann. Hardcover. Gann and many of his co-workers at American volunteered to join the group. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. About this Item: Charnwood. Condition: VERY GOOD. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Condition: Good. No other author in this century, the "Age of Flight," has captured the many faces of flying as well as Ernest K. Gann. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. His experiences as a fisherman, skipper and sailor, all contributed storylines and depth to his nautical fiction. Today, Ernest Gann. He later leased the ship to a movie company to be used as the major prop in a movie based upon his book Twilight for the Gods. Condition: Fair. After earning his pilot certificate, Gann spent much of his free time aloft, flying for pleasure. It was practically impenetrable to read and, in my view, served no useful purpose. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Can't remember the title or the author of a book? 1961: Media type: Print (Hardcover, Paperback) Pages: 390: ISBN: 0-671-63603-0 : Fate Is the Hunter is a 1961 memoir by aviation writer Ernest K. Gann. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. During the late 1930s many airlines were hiring as many pilots as they could find; after learning of these opportunities, Gann moved his family back to New York where he was hired by American Airlines to fly Douglas DC-2 and Douglas DC-3 aircraft. This is a somewhat disappointing extraction of Ernest Gann's original book - not for what is there, but for what is missing. Mass Market Paperback. 18. About this Item: Signet, 1984. | Contact this seller Like many (all) others I found the book an eye-opener into the challenging early years of civil aviation. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. In one series, he described his exotic travels with Dodie in their Cessna 310, the Noon Balloon, named because of its typically late departure time. Pro Quo Books Such clarity and passion. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Second, was his occasional penchant for philosophizing. ISBN 10: 0451048768ISBN 13: 9780451048769, From: Mass Market Paperback. His writing would have been more effective if he had followed that age old adage to "keep it simple stupid". More information about this seller About this Item: Signet. Gann in the rigging of his brigantine, Albatros. | Contact this seller It became an immediate best-seller as did Blaze of Noon (1946), a story about early air mail operations. Amazing book! May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. More information about this seller Condition: VERY GOOD. Condition: Good. More information about this seller Gann described his writing methods as torturous; he would often literally chain himself to his desk until he finished a certain amount of text. Gann passed away that year.Although many of his 21 best-selling novels reveal Gann's devotion to aviation, others, including Twilight for the Gods , and Fiddler's Green display his love of the sea. 9. (Memphis, TN, U.S.A.), About this Item: Jove, 1981. Noticeably used book. My own flying career (as a navigator) spans a portion of the time in the book and I can say that it rings true and smells right! Gann decided to quit American Airlines in search of new adventures. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. This may be factually incorrect, since UC announced in 1972 a moratorium on conferring honorary degrees - see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://skihall.com/hall-of-famers/dodie-post-gann/, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ernest_K._Gann&oldid=982991827, 20th-century American non-fiction writers, Writers of historical fiction set in antiquity, Articles lacking in-text citations from September 2013, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2014, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Confederate Air Force Hall of Fame (1971), Achievement Award from National Aviation Club (1983), Maltin, Leonard. The continuing Great Depression soon cost him his job and he was unable to find another job in the movie business. Mass Market Paperback. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. The vintage sailboat, Albatross, was sailed by famed aviation novelist and adventurer Ernest K. Gann from Norway to San Francisco. Hardcover. Technicalities are dealt with where needed, but kept peripheral: this is a very human story, with Gann's numerous thumbnail sketches of his fellow aviators giving illuminating insights into the diverse kinds of men they were. Seller Inventory # 3026031704. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Returning to New York, he relocated his family to a new home in Rockland County where the lure of a local airport, Christie Brothers in New City, New York, rekindled his interest with aviation.

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