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Amelia Earhart : the mystery solved

A re-creation of Amelia Earhart's final flight draws on a recently rediscovered report and lost radio logs of her last transmissions to explain what really happened when Earhart's plane vanished during her around-the-world flight
Print Book, English, 2009, ©1999
Simon & Schuster trade paperback ed View all formats and editions
Simon & Schuster, New York, 2009, ©1999
320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
9781439164662, 9780684860060, 1439164665, 0684860066
ContentsPreface1 Tragedy Near Howland Island2 In the Shadow of History3 The Legend Begins4 Preparations for the World Flight5 The Flight to Honolulu6 The Crash at Honolulu7 Preparing for the Second World Flight8 World Flight Resumes -- Oakland to Miami9 World Flight -- Miami to Dakar10 World Flight -- Dakar to Singapore11 World Flight -- Singapore to Lae, New Guinea12 Preparing for the Lae-to-Howland Flight13 The Itasca and Howland Island14 The Search for Earhart15 Examining the Evidence16 Solving the MysteryAppendixFlight Log for Earhart's Around-the-World-FlightThe Electra's Fuel ConsumptionNotesSourcesThe Authors and Their ContributorsReferencesAcknowledgmentsIndex
Reprint. Originally published: ©1999