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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Simine Short  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction

Born: in Germany


Illinois Connection

The author lives in the Chicago suburbs.

Biographical and Professional Information

Short is an aviation historian who has researched and written extensively on the history of motorless flight. Her first book, ''Glider Mail: An Aerophilatelic Handbook'' (1988), received numerous research awards worldwide and is considered a standard reference by aerophilatelists and aviation researchers. She lives with her husband outside Chicago, Illinois.

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Titles At Your Library


-- Robert-Kronfeld Ehrenzeichen (1988) for research in early motorless flight and the publication of ''Glider Mail''