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The wright brothers is in no sense a biography, compressing the last two years of wilbur's life (he died of typhoid fever in 1912) the wright brothers by david mccullough illustrated 320 pp simon & schuster $30. Available in: paperback engaging story, long considered the definitive wright biography well-documented account, free of extraneous technical detail. Read the wright brothers by fred c kelly by fred c kelly for free with a 30 day free trial read ebook on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Kids learn about the wright brothers's biography inventors of the airplane. Learning to fly: the wright brothers' adventure is available in electronic format through nasa spacelink one of nasa's electronic resources specifically developed for the educational.