Amelia Earhart: The Sound of Wings (Paperback)
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Amelia Earhart: The Sound of Wings (Paperback)

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Paperback 512 Pages / Published: 06/08/2009
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When she disappeared in 1937 over a shark-infested sea, Amelia Earhart had lived up to her wish - internationally famous, a daring and pioneering aviator, and ambassador extraordinary for the United States. Married to a man with a genius for publicity, her life was crowded, demanding and adventurous.

Mary S. Lovell's superb biography examines a legend to reveal the pressures and influences that drove Amelia, and shows how her life, career and manner of death foreshadowed the tragedies and excesses of a media-dominated age.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349121765
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 416 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
** 'The inevitability of a great romantic tragedy . . . In this book the little things and the great mingle and somehow explain each other. This is what biographies are about * GUARDIAN *
** 'A private glimpse beneath the surface of public lives * THE TIMES *
** 'Vividly evokes the tragic aspect of Amelia Earhart, as well as the moxie and grit of her personality and the hair-raising atmosphere of pioneering aviation * NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW *

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