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Slide rule : the autobiography of an engineer
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Autobiography. Shute, Nevil, -- 1899-1960. Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography. Novelists, English. Aeronautical engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Nevil Shute was a power and a pioneer in the world of flying long before he began to write the stories that made him a bestselling novelist. This autobiography charts Shute's path from childhood to his career as a gifted aeronautical engineer working at the forefront of the technological experimentation of the 1920s and 30s.