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East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart captured the hearts of the nation after becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1928. And her disappearance on an around-the-world flight in 1937 is an enduring mystery. Based on ten years of research, East to the Dawn provides a richly textured portrait of Earhart in all her complexity. It's the perfect complement to the October 2009 movie Amelia, starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, and Ewan McGregor.

Table of Contents

Part one: Colonial heritage — Kansas girl — End of childhood — Teenage years — Life of purpose and action — California — Breaking through — Part two: Dreams of glory — Vortex — Trepassey — Golden girl — Dreams come true — Courtship and marriage — Lindbergh trail — Having her cake — Role model — Part three: New records — New frontiers — Plan — Beginning — Flight — Lost — Later — Notes — Sources — Acknowledgments — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786745791
Publisher:
DaCapo Press
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Women
Author:
Butler, Susan
Subject:
History : United States - General
Subject:
Transportation : Aviation - History
Subject:
History : United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Historical - General
Publication Date:
August 2009
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Biography » Historical
Biography » Women
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
History and Social Science » US History » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Transportation » Aviation » General

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