Enduring Courage, by John F. Ross, is a huge hit with BookBrowse readers. 15 out of 17 reviews gave it a 4 or a 5. Why were pages flying, and why are readers so mesmerized with ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker?
In Enduring Courage, John F. Ross provides a vivid portrait of the utterly amazing Eddie Rickenbacker, who was forever at the center of action throughout his long life. Rickenbacker's resume included that of a successful race car driver in the early 1900s, America's top flying ace in WWI, and some 24 harrowing days adrift at sea in WWII. Not only is this a thrilling tale of bravery and perseverance, but Ross also presents a window into eras of time that have long gone by (David M). The book chronicles more than just the life of Eddie Rickenbacker. It's an amazing journey through the history of car racing and the rapid evolution of the airplane (Mary Lou C). I've lived in Iowa my ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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