Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave

Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave

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Overview

This well-researched book is a biography of the life—and disappearance—of Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviator who was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic in 1928. But did Amelia’s plane really crash and sink in 1937, or was her fate entirely different?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589799905
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Series: Beyond the Grave Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

W.C. Jameson is the award-winning author of more than eighty books. He is the bestselling treasure author in America, and his prominence as a professional fortune hunter has led to stints as a consultant for the Unsolved Mysteries television show, the Travel Channel, and the History Channel. He lives near Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Foreword Gregory A. Feith vii

1 Woman of Mystery, Woman of Contradictions 1

2 Origins 4

3 Enter George Palmer Putnam 9

4 Celebrity 13

5 Marriage 16

6 Hawaii to California 19

7 Flight around the World: Preparation 22

8 Trouble with Japan 26

9 Enter Robert Myers 28

10 Oakland to Honolulu 30

11 The Crash 33

12 A Visit from Washington 36

13 Repairs 38

14 Fred Noonan 44

15 Reenter Putnam 47

16 Flight around the World: Second Attempt 49

17 Final Preparations 58

18 From New Guinea to the Rising Sun 61

19 Flight Questions 67

20 The Mystery of Howland Island 69

21 The Flight Path 73

22 What Happened to Amelia Earhart? 77

23 Downed at Mili Atoll 83

24 The Search 90

25 The Mystery of the Itasca Logs 93

26 On to Saipan 95

27 The Mystery Letter 100

28 Death or Transfer? 102

29 The Mystery of Wilbur Rothar 105

30 Tokyo Rose 110

31 The Mystery of the Morgenthau Memo 112

32 The Mystery at Aslito Airfield 120

33 The Mystery of James V. Forrestal 125

34 The Electra Mystery 128

35 Imprisonment 130

36 Repatriation 133

37 Enter Irene Craigmile Bolam 137

38 Enter William Van Dusen 142

39 Reenter Irene Craigmile Bolam 144

40 Postrepatriation 151

41 Reenter William Van Dusen 154

42 The Evidence 156

43 Analysis 167

Selected Bibliography 173

About the Author 175

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