Publisher description for Amelia Earhart : flying solo / John Burke.
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She was the world’s first heroine of the aviation age—and this fascinating biography captures Amelia Earhart’s grit and unwavering determination to chart her own path. Earhart grew up at a time when many believed that men alone had the right to experience the thrill of adventure—but, from the moment she saw her first airplane, Amelia knew it was her destiny to fly. She made record-setting flights across America, the oceans, and, ultimately, around the world, earning more fame and admiration with every boundary she broke. Even today, her tragic and mysterious disappearance over the Pacific remains one of the great unsolved mysteries.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Earhart, Amelia, -- 1897-1937.
Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.