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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.
Flying Boats & Spies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by OnStage Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In 1935, 16 year-old Nick Grant is caught up in a deadly game of cat and mouse between US and Japanese spies when he does a favor for Anne Lindbergh. Nick delivers a mysterious map case to Bill Grooch aboard the SS South Haven and gets involved in Pan Am's building of its Pacific bases. Nick is at the center of espionage that is vital to US security as well as being dangerous to Japan's.
Don't Go There. It's Not Safe. You'll Die. And other more rational advice for Overlanding Mexico & Central America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Your complete guide for overlanding in Mexico and Central America. This book provides detailed and up-to-date information by country. It also includes 11 chapters on planning and preparing your trip and 9 chapters on what to expect while driving through Mexico and Central America. Completed by the authors of LifeRemotely.com this is the most comprehensive guide for driving the Pan American yet.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.