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    • The Man Called Brown Condor

    • The Forgotten History of an African American Fighter Pilot
    • By: Thomas E. Simmons
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    How did a black child, growing up in segregationist Mississippi during the early 1900s, become the commander of the Imperial Ethiopian Air Corps during the brutal Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935? In this gripping, never-before-told tale, biographer Thomas E. Simmons brings to life Robinson’s outstanding success in becoming a pilot, his expertise in building and assembling his own working aircraft, his influence on the establishment of a school of aviation at Tuskegee Institute, and his wartime service.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book. Poor narration.

    • By Gregg Anderson on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $24.95