Amelia Earhart (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
239
Utgivningsdatum
2009-09-01
Förlag
St. Martin's Press
Illustrationer
Illustrations; Frontispiece
Dimensioner
203 x 130 x 18 mm
Vikt
250 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
4:B&W 5 x 8 in or 203 x 127 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780765324832
Amelia Earhart (häftad)

Amelia Earhart

The Sky's No Limit

Häftad Engelska, 2009-09-01
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A exciting new biography of America's first lady of flight.

As a tomboy growing up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart delighted in trying new and risky things, once even building a roller-coaster in her grandparents' backyard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight while watching an aerobatics exhibition and grew even more enthralled when she took her first airplane ride.

At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took part in the transatlantic "Friendship" flight. Her willowy build, wholesome smile, and tousled blonde hair invited comparison to the celebrated pilot Charles Lindbergh, and "Lady Lindy" charmed the public with her unassuming manner.

Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit takes readers through Earhart's career triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not only her accomplishments in the field of flight, but also her struggles in the male-dominated world of aviation.

Named to the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age 2006
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