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Flying across America the airline passenger experience by Daniel L. Rust

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English


  • Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States -- Passenger traffic -- History,
  • Air travel -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDaniel L. Rust.
LC ClassificationsHE9787 .R87 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16819683M
ISBN 109780806138701
LC Control Number2008017960

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