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East to the dawn : the life of Amelia Earhart

Author: Susan Butler
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of disappeared flier, Amelia Earhart, discussing her childhood, personal success, marriage to publishing giant George Palmer Putnam, flying, and disappearance in 1937 over the Pacific.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Amelia Earhart; Amelia Earhart; Amelia Earhart
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Butler
ISBN: 0201311445 9780201311440 9780306818370 030681837X
OCLC Number: 36900847
Description: xiv, 489 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Colonial heritage --
Kansas girl --
The end of childhood --
Teenage years --
A life of purpose and action --
California --
Breaking through --
Dreams of glory --
Vortex --
Trepassey --
Golden girl --
Dreams come true --
Courtship and marriage --
The Lindbergh trail --
Having her cake --
Role model --
New records --
New frontiers --
The plan --
The beginning --
The flight --
Lost --
Later.
Responsibility: Susan Butler.
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Amelia Earhart's legacy has loomed large since her Lockheed Electra disappeared in 1938 and she has since emerged as one of the true heroines of the 20th century. Now, on the 100th anniversary of  Read more...

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