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The Barnstormer and the Lady
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This is the story of Walter and Olive Ann Beech, the remarkable couple whose careers spanned virtually the entire history of American aviation. It is also the story of a marriage, a marriage of opposites. Walter was a charming rascal, a hard-living barnstormer. Olive Ann was a shy small-town Kansas girl who hid that shyness behind an imperious manner and a backbone of steel.Together they founded Beech Aircraft Corp. in the teeth of the Great Depression and guided their company to fame and fortune.
230 pages
Hard cover

Item #002281