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The sound of wings : the life of Amelia Earhart

Author: Mary S Lovell
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes Earhart's tomboy childhood, her early fascination with airplanes, the impact of Lindbergh's 1927 transatlantic flight on her life, and her disappearance in 1937.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Amelia Earhart; Amelia Earhart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary S Lovell
ISBN: 0312034318 : 9780312034313 9780312587338 0312587333
OCLC Number: 19885754
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Century Hutchinson Ltd." T.p. verso.
Description: xxv, 420 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Amelia Mary Earhart. 1897 --
1897-1914 --
1914-1920 --
1920-1921 --
1921-1927 --
George Palmer Putnam. 1887-1909 --
1909-1915 --
1915-1922 --
1926-1928 --
1928 : Amelia meets George --
Amelia and George. 1928 : before the flight --
1928 : the Transatlantic flight --
1928-1929 --
1929-1931 --
1931-1932 --
1932-1933 --
1935-1937 --
1937 : Miami-Lae --
1937 : Lae-Howland --
1937-1939 --
1939-1950 --
Appendix A. Radio communications --
Appendix B. Technical aspects of the Lae-Howland flight --
Appendix C. The Earhart disappearance theories --
Appendix D. Chrnology of important events in Amelia Earhart's life.
Responsibility: Mary S. Lovell.

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Describes Earhart's tomboy childhood, her early fascination with airplanes, the impact of Lindbergh's 1927 transatlantic flight on her life, and her disappearance in 1937.

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