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Coosa Flyer

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
***1874*** Man CAN fly! Man can FLY! MAN CAN FLY!!! To soar like a bird was unthinkable in the late 19th century.

The Wright brothers were only 7 and 3 years old, when a relatively uneducated mountain man from Georgia decided that man could fly and he was determined to find the secret! Of course, his neighbors and on-lookers thought he was crazy - but that only fed fuel

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Kindle Edition, 261 pages
Published April 8th 2015 by W & B Publishers
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Jeanie Loiacono
Jan 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wally Avett is pure entertainment with historical value. I have read all of his books so far — Murder in Caney Fork, Last Bigfoot in Dixie, Rebel Bushwhacker and now Coosa Flyer — and have learned something new each time, about places and events that most history books have chosen to "overlook." Dyer, the "Professor" in the book, was an ordinary guy with a gift; to be able to fix things and design things no one else could. I won't give it away, but the family is sitting on a gold mine, in more ...more
Jeanie Loiacono
Jan 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Entertaining, educational and inspirational. From the first sentence to the last, I was mesmerized. To know this man really lived as the Leonardo Di Vinci of North Georgia, experimenting and inventing all kinds of machines and gadgets we take for granted today, made me realize the many things he was not given credit for. So glad to know there is a memorial, a highway named after him and family who will carry on his legacy. Just think he flew BEFORE the Wright Bros.! on cornhusk wings! I ...more
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