Synopses & Reviews
She was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to fly solo across the Pacific. But Amelia Earhart was also a photographer, poet, hospital worker, truck hauler, fashion designer, social worker, and student of chemistry, physics, and medicinebefore she vanished mysteriously in her airplane over the Pacific Ocean in July 1937.
Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It is the first premium-quality illustrated biography to cover all facets of the icons life, featuring never-before-seen photographs, artifacts, letters, documents, and maps. It will include fascinating newly-revealed details about Amelias life and bring the story of her disappearance up-to-date with the latest information about the search for her remains in the Pacific Ocean. Above all, Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It vividly captures the essence of Amelia Earhart and her unorthodox, unflinching zeal for living life.
Amelia: The Thrill of It will publish to coincide with the major motion film, Amelia, starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, and Ewan McGregor.
Published to coincide with the major motion picture, "Amelia," starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, and Ewan McGregor, this comprehensive biography covers all facets of Earhart's life, featuring never-before-seen photographs, artifacts, letters, documents, and maps.
About the Author
Susan Wels is the author of several history books, including Titanic: Legacy of the Worlds Greatest Ocean Liner, which spent 14 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and Pearl Harbor: Americas Darkest Day. She is also an award-winning magazine editor. She lives in San Francisco, California.