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Amelia Earhart; First Lady of the Air.

Jerry Seibert

Amelia Earhart; First Lady of the Air.

by Jerry Seibert

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.,
  • Air pilots.,
  • Women -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the aviation pioneer who was the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Marvin Friedman.
    ContributionsFriedman, Marvin, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL540.E3 S4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6271294M
    LC Control Number59008405

      Directed by Mira Nair. With Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston. A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in in an attempt to make a flight around the world/10(K). See a full list of Amelia Earhart’s accomplishments and highlights. A list of powerful quotes both by and about Amelia Earhart. Learn more about the stunning life lead by THE, Amelia Earhart. She was an instrumental supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment. About her flying experiences and achievements. For her solo flight across the Atlantic.

      “In what is surely one of the loneliest spots in this world, tousel-haired Amelia Earhart, America’s first lady of the air, last night was down on a shark-infested ocean in a big, graceful. First edition of the author's classic illustrated story of the West. Large octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to legendary aviator and personal friend Amelia Earhart on the front free endpaper, "To Amelia Earhart - First Lady of the Air because she, too, loves the free West.

    Amelia Earhart (Original Caption) Amelia Earhart Putnam, first lady of the air, plans to fly solo from Hawaii to the United States, according to an announcement recently made. The date of the projected hop has not been set definitely. Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Electra by Ric Gillespie indsight can make the improbable seem inevitable. Amelia’s enthusiasm for the twin-engined Lockheed is a matter of record, but there was nothing ordained about the hurly-burly by which her dream materialized.


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