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Simine Short

Born: in Germany
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: The author lives in the Chicago suburbs.

Biography: 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.

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

Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Simine Short on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Glider mail :
ISBN: 0939429004 OCLC: 15588597

American Air Mail Society, Cinnaminson, NJ : 1987.

Locomotive to aeromotive :
ISBN: 9780252093326 OCLC: 785781240

University of Illinois Press, Urbana ; ©2011.

The first in-depth look at an influential engineer and aviation pioneer.