Amelia Earhart Summary

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When people hear the name “Amelia Earhart”, most think of the groundbreaking woman pilot, who sadly disappeared on her flight somewhere above the Pacific Ocean. Besides being a pilot, Earhart was a photographer, poet, hospital worker, truck hauler, fashion designer, social worker, and student of chemistry, physics, and medicine. Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It by Susan Wels discusses the incredible life Amelia Earhart lived along with fascinating photographs, artifacts, letters, documents, and maps. It puts forth unseen documents and new information, which adds to the enigma that is Amelia Earhart. This book will entertain any person with an interest in educating themselves in mysterious events, and a woman who paved a path for more to follow. Susan Wels, born June 15, 1956, is a New York Times best-selling author, an award winning magazine editor, and book editor. She has amassed a collection of seventeen self-written books including her most renowned, Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner. She attended Stanford University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and communication/journalism and a Master’s Degree in history from San Francisco State University and currently resides in San Francisco, California with her husband and two children. It is apparent the book has a pro-woman advancement bias and praises Earhart for all of her accomplishments during her lifetime. Wels confers about the impressive background of Amelia-what her life was like

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