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Amelia Earhart: Never in Man's Shadow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-the-world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.
Riders of the Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 219,020. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Riders of the Wind is a fascinating tale of romance and adventure in the pioneering world of aviation. The story follows the lives of Charlie and Doretta Cross through the exciting skies of 1930s America, through the prohibition era, the formation of the infant airlines, and ultimately to the mystery of the Amazon jungles. This is the first novel of the epic “Riders of the Wind” series.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
Tabloid America: Crimes of the Press: An EJE Original
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Edward Jay Epstein, who has established new standards of investigative press criticism in his books News From Nowhere, Between Fact and Fiction and Myths of the Media, now turns to the tabloidization of the mainstream media in America. In Tabloid America: The Crimes of the Press he describes the tacit partnership between media and perpetrators in four media-proclaimed “crimes of the century."
Beneath His Wings: The Plot To Murder Lindbergh
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
When Charles Lindbergh’s “Spirit of St. Louis” lifted off from Long Island on May 20, 1927, the world held its breath. His goal: be first to fly from New York to Paris. But the drums of war are beating again in Europe. His success will embarrass Germany and they are determined to sabotage him. Can the Allies protect him – and crush a German plot to seek revenge against America?
Sleeping Dogs: A true story of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A deathbed confession. A gun encased in concrete. And the possibility both could have kept Bruno Richard Hauptmann from going to the electric chair for the kidnap and murder of Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. When journalist Michael Foldes hears the story of an upstate NY family who could have known the killers, he teases out details in the 80-year-old case that plausibly point to Hauptmann's innocence.
The Army and Its Air Corps: Army Policy toward Aviation 1919-1941 - Billy Mitchell, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-7, Charles A. Lindbergh, Henry Hap Arnold, Fokker F-2, Frear Committee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Armistice in 1918 to the late 1930s, there was continuous controversy over the place of aviation in the military establishment. This book details how airpower visionaries, with varying degrees of tact, often risked charges of insubordination in preaching the gospel of airpower.
If You Fly... Don't Crash!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.” — W.W. Windstaff The author piloted Air Force heavy jets for over two decades, in peacetime and wartime. IF YOU FLY… DON’T CRASH! (Confessions of a White-knuckle Pilot) highlights some of the good, the bad, and the simply silly aspects of aviation experienced during his thousands of hours airborne.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
Charles Lindbergh, The Rogue Aviator
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Charles Lindbergh flew solo non-stop from New York to Paris and became a national hero. What many didn't know about this national hero was that he was an unfaithful husband. After father five children with his wife Anne, he father three other children with German mistresses.