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The Earhart enigma : retracing Amelia's last flight

Author: Dave Horner
Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Publishing Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What really happened to Amelia Earhart? After years of painstaking research and the careful compilation of information from numerous interviews, Pacific Islander folklore, and US and Japanese military documents, there may finally be an answer to this intriguing question! Author Dave Horner argues that Earhart ventured north of her intended destination in search of Jaluit Atoll, and newly discovered evidence supports  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Amelia Earhart; Amelia Earhart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Horner
ISBN: 9781455617814 1455617814
OCLC Number: 805655042
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (General Nonfiction) 2014
Description: 480 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The final flight --
Clandestine colonization: Howland, Baker, and Jarvis Islands --
The pilot, the plane, the plan --The Around-the-world flights --
KHAQQ calling Itasca: "We must be on to you but cannot see you" --
The Howland direction finder --
Noonan's navigation --
The search --
A powder keg --
Conspicuous communications --
Memories from the Marshalls --
Saipan sightings --
The theories abound --
Curious conjectures --
Epilogue --
Appendix A: List of witnesses, authorities, and persons of interest --
Appendix B: Timeline of Amelia Earhart's life and career --
Appendix C: International collections of Earhart-Era documentation and evidence --
Appendix D: Exhibits --
Notes --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Dave Horner ; foreword by Ronald T. Reuther.

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What really happened to Amelia Earhart when she and her navigator disappeared during their around-the-world flight attempt in 1937? This title brings to life Earhart's final days in an attempt to  Read more...

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