East to the dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart

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Blackstone Publishing
Pub. Date:
2005
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English
Lexile measure:
1230L
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This vivid, multifaceted portrait of the enigmatic Amelia Earhart reveals the woman in all her permutations: not only as a pilot, but as educator, social worker, lecturer, businesswoman, and tireless promoter of women's rights.
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9780201311440
9781483074313
Lexile measure:
1230L
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The image we have of Amelia Earhart today—a tousle-haired, androgynous flier clad in shirt, silk scarf, leather jacket, and goggles—is only one of her many personas, most of which have been lost to us over time. Through years of research and interviews with many of the surviving people who knew Amelia, Susan Butler has recreated a remarkably vivid and multifaceted portrait of this enigmatic figure. Listeners will experience Amelia in all her permutations: not just as a pilot, but also as an educator, a social worker, a lecturer, a businesswoman, and a tireless promoter of women's rights. We experience a remarkably energetic and enterprising woman who battled incredible odds to achieve her fame, succeeded beyond her wildest dreams, and yet never lost sight of her beginnings, ensuring that her success would secure a path for women after her.

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subject_facet Earhart, Amelia, -- 1897-1937, Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography
title_display East to the dawn : the life of Amelia Earhart
title_full East to the Dawn The Life of Amelia Earhart, East to the dawn : the life of Amelia Earhart / Susan Butler
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title_sub The Life of Amelia Earhart
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Earhart, Amelia, Nonfiction, Women air pilots