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The Resource Skyfaring : a journey with a pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker

Skyfaring : a journey with a pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker

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Skyfaring : a journey with a pilot
Title
Skyfaring
Title remainder
a journey with a pilot
Statement of responsibility
Mark Vanhoenacker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The twenty-first century has relegated airplane flight--a once remarkable feat of human ingenuity--to the realm of the mundane. When most people today think of flying, they imagine tedious routines that involve security checkpoints, exorbitant baggage fees, shrinking legroom, and frustrating delays. Mark Vanhoenacker, a 747 pilot who gave up careers in academia and the business world to pursue his childhood dream of flight, asks us to re-imagine what we--both as pilots and as passengers--are actually doing when we enter the world between departure and discovery. In a seamless fusion of history, politics, geography, meteorology, ecology, family, and physics, the author vaults across geographical and cultural boundaries, above mountains, oceans, and deserts, through snow, wind, and rain, limning a simultaneously humbling and almost superhuman activity which can afford us unparalleled perspectives on the planet we inhabit and the communities we form"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Skyfaring : a journey with a pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=54537B95-EBE8-4EF2-93B1-38E2CA039A52
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9ocm07296838
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Extent
1 online resource.
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385351829
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
Label
Skyfaring : a journey with a pilot, Mark Vanhoenacker
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=54537B95-EBE8-4EF2-93B1-38E2CA039A52
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9ocm07296838
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385351829
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
54537b95-ebe8-4ef2-93b1-38e2ca039a52
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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