American Legends: The Life of Amelia Earhart

ISBN: 9781978288140
*Includes pictures of Earhart and important people, places, and events in her life.
*Includes a comprehensive analysis of her disappearance and the prevailing theories surrounding her ultimate fate.
*Includes a Bibliography for further reading.
*Includes Earhart's most famous and inspiring quotes.
*Includes a Table of Contents.

"The stars seemed near enough to touch and never before have I seen so many. I always believed the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, but I was sure of it that night." – Amelia Earhart

A lot of ink has been spilled covering the lives of history’s most influential figures, but how much of the forest is lost for the trees? In Charles River Editors’ American Legends series, readers can get caught up to speed on the lives of America’s most important men and women in the time it takes to finish a commute, while learning interesting facts long forgotten or never known.

During the early 20th century, groundbreaking technology revolutionized transportation both on the ground and in the sky, with new motors making automobiles and airplanes a reality in the 1910s. Around that same time, the feminist movement was underway in the United States, spearheaded by women seeking the right to vote, lobbying for the temperance movement, and trying to make their voices heard.
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