Library copy with standard markings. Book may or may not have date stamp, lib card env. etc Book contents in good shape. Some scuffing and chipping to dust jacket and edges of cover. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Set between 1909 and 1969 against a background of the Bristol aircraft industry, this saga chronicles the lives of two powerful women who have good cause to hate one another, but who will have to unite finally against a common enemy. The author's other novels include "Oriental Hotel".
From Publishers Weekly:
This spirited family saga opens in the present and flashes back to its origins in England in the early 1900s. Gilbert Morse, head of a thriving motor company and master of an imposing estate in the Somerset hills where a batch of willful offspring reside, seizes an opportunity to get a flying machine in the sky. About the same time, his illegitimate daughter, Sarah, finessed out of the affluent household by Gilbert's second wife and sworn enemy of her sexually rapacious half-sister Alicia, is carving out a career as a balloonist. Sarah and Alicia, rivals from their first meeting, remain so as Alicia marries the man Sarah loves, a pilot who will help bring Morse Motor works into the aviation age. The tale chronicles the machinations of various family members, but it is Sarah who endures and triumphs as head of the company. Her nascent feminism and details of the aviation business carry a story that, often intruded on by an omniscient author, dwindles toward the end, when members of the next generation are hurriedly introduced. Tanner wrote The Hills and the Valley.
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Title: Inherit the Skies
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Publication Date: 1990
Book Condition: Acceptable
Book Description New York, NY, U.S.A.: Saint Martin's Press, LLC, 1990, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Hard Cover. First Edition. Ex-Library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ISBN:0-312-04607-3. This hardcover historical novel set about pioneer aviation and a love story is in good to very good condition with little wear. The book was a Lincoln Nebraska public library book and has a clear mylar dustjacket cover, a pocket in the back and several stamps to prove it. The mylar and dustjacket have very little wear and look great. The light blue hardcovers have been well protected and have little wear. The spine is tight. The pages are white with little wear and few marks besides the library stuff. There is a line across the bottom edges of the pages. Fat book! 581 pages. CHEAP SHIPPING MEDIA MAIL!. Bookseller Inventory # 004217
Book Description St Martins Pr, 1990. Book Condition: Good. 1st U.S. ed. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP87356295
Book Description St Martins Pr. Book Condition: Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text. Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark. Bookseller Inventory # C-01-01-08-0293
Book Description St Martins, My, 1989. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Almost Fine. First American Edition. First American Edition. DJ has light creasing top of backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Modern Literature. Bookseller Inventory # 007110
Book Description St Martins Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0312046073
Book Description St Martins Pr, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0312046073