Amelia by Nancy Nahra

By Nancy Nahra

EISBN-13: 9781612306346

When she took off on her epic flight all over the world on June 1, 1937, Amelia Earhart had already earned her position in twentieth-century background. She was once the 1st lady (and moment individual) to fly solo over the Atlantic Ocean. She set greater than a dozen documents within the detrimental early days of aviation: She was once the 1st pilot to fly nonstop around the continental usa and the 1st to fly from Honolulu to California. regardless of these accomplishments, she remained modest, self-effacing, and captivating, counting mechanics, rival pilots, and primary woman Eleanor Roosevelt between her shut associates. yet our enduring fascination along with her stems mostly from the secret of her ultimate flight, whilst she and her navigator Fred Noonan vanished into the vastness of the Pacific Ocean greater than seventy-five years in the past. Her disappearance has come to overshadow her lifestyles, yet she used to be extra – even more. here's her unforgettable tale.

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