AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire

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. More

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About Robert Daley

Robert Daley is the author of eighteen novels and twelve non-fiction books. Born and brought up in New York, he graduated from Fordham University, did his military service in the Air Force and began writing stories, articles and books immediately afterward. He was a New York Times foreign correspondents for six years based in France but covering stories from Russia to Ireland to Tunisia, fifteen or more countries in all. Much later he served as an NYPD deputy commissioner, which explains why many of his books have played out against a police background. His work has been translated into fourteen languages, and six of his books have been filmed. He is married with three daughters. He and his French born wife divide their time between suburban New York and an apartment in Nice. France.

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