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    Susan Wels, AMELIA EARHART: THE THRILL OF IT biographer: Mr. Media Radio Interview

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    Biographer Susan Wels shares secrets of Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It with Mr. Media!



    She was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and the first person to fly solo across the Pacific. But Amelia Earhart was also a photographer, poet, hospital worker, truck hauler, fashion designer, social worker, and student of chemistry, physics, and medicine—before she vanished mysteriously in her airplane over the Pacific Ocean in July 1937.

    Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It, by Susan Wels, is the first premium-quality illustrated biography to cover all facets of the icon’s life, featuring never-before-seen photographs, artifacts, letters, documents, and maps. It includes fascinating, newly revealed details about Amelia’s life and brings the story of her disappearance up-to-date with the latest information about the search for her remains in the Pacific Ocean.

    Above all, Amelia Earhart: The Thrill of It vividly captures the essence of Amelia Earhart and her unorthodox, unflinching zeal for living life. Its publication coincides with the major motion film, Amelia, starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, and Ewan McGregor.

    Susan Wels is the author of several history books, including Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner, which spent 14 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and Pearl Harbor: America’s Darkest Day. She is also an award-winning magazine editor. She lives in San Francisco, California.

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