I Was Amelia Earhart (Paperback)

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In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937. And she tells us about herself.

There is her love affair with flying ("The sky is flesh") . . . .

There are her memories of the past: her childhood desire to become a heroine ("Heroines did what they wanted") . . . her marriage to G.P. Putnam, who promoted her to fame, but was willing to gamble her life so that the book she was writing about her round-the-world flight would sell out before Christmas.

There is the flight itself -- day after magnificent or perilous or exhilarating or terrifying day ("Noonan once said any fool could have seen I was risking my life but not living it").

And there is, miraculously, an island ("We named it Heaven, as a kind of joke").

And, most important, there is Noonan . . .

About the Author

Jane Mendelsohn est l auteur du best-seller international "J etais Amelia Earhart". Elle vit a New York avec son mari et ses deux enfants.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679776369
ISBN-10: 0679776362
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: March 4th, 1997
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Vintage Contemporaries