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I was Amelia Earhart: a novel

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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 . . .
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9780679450542
9780679776369
9780735206977
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.4, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
1010L
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Grouping Title i was amelia earhart
Grouping Author mendelsohn jane
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-20 23:10:21PM
Last Indexed 2018-08-21 00:02:48AM

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publishDate 1996, 1997, 2015
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Earhart, Amelia, -- 1897-1937 -- Fiction
title_display I was Amelia Earhart : a novel
title_full I Was Amelia Earhart, I was Amelia Earhart : a novel / Jane Mendelsohn
title_short I was Amelia Earhart :
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