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Amelia Earhart's Daughters : The Wild and Glorious Story of American Women Aviators from World War II to the Dawn of the Space Age, HAYNSWORTH, Leslie and David Toomey

Author Name    HAYNSWORTH, Leslie and David Toomey

Title   Amelia Earhart's Daughters : The Wild and Glorious Story of American Women Aviators from World War II to the Dawn of the Space Age

Binding   Softcover; Trade PB

Book Condition   Very Good+

Size   322 pages

Publisher   NY Perennial; Harpercollins c1998,2000

ISBN Number    0380729849 / 9780380729845

Seller ID   2883

Black remainder mark on bottom edge, very light edgewear; looks unread. ; Focuses mainly on the role of women flyers in World War II (WASPs) and on women pilots in the early 1960's participating in the 'Women in Space' program. In this program thirteen women passed the same rigorous tests as the Mercury astronauts and yet none were allowed to fulfill their dream of becoming an astronaut. There are short biographies of several of the most important (and forgotten) American women aviators.

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