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Yeager

By: Chuck Yeager
Narrated by: Chris Browning, Pamela Dillman, David Stifel, Dan Mills, Arthur Morey, Fred Sanders, Jason Culp, Joseph Grimm, Rod Shapiro, Dominic Hoffman
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Publisher's summary

Number-One Multi-Million-Copy Best Seller • A one-of-a-kind portrait of a true American hero: General Chuck Yeager  

“The secret of my success is that I always managed to live to fly another day.” 

General Chuck Yeager was the greatest test pilot of them all - the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound...the World War II flying ace who shot down a Messerschmitt jet with a prop-driven P-51 Mustang...the hero who defined a certain quality that all hotshot fly-boys of the postwar era aimed to achieve: the right stuff. 

Now he tells his whole incredible life story with the same “wide-open, full throttle” approach that has marked his astonishing career. What it was really like engaging in do-or-die dogfights over Nazi Europe. How after being shot down over occupied France, Yeager somehow managed to escape. The amazing behind-the-scenes story of smashing the sound barrier despite cracked ribs from a riding accident days before. 

The entire story is here, in Yeager’s own words, and in wonderful insights from his wife and those friends and colleagues who have known him best. It is the personal and public story of a man who settled for nothing less than excellence.

©1986 Chuck Yeager (P)2020 Random House Audio

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