Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved
Simon & Schuster, Oct 13, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
• The final answer on Amelia Earhart: Amelia Earhart puts to rest the speculation and rumors surrounding Earhart’s disappearance. The Longs prove that she was pushing the limits of technology and simply pushed too far. With the primitive conditions Earhart was flying under—no radar, unreliable communication—she missed Howland Island, her next stop..
• An expert author and pilot: Elgen Long has more than forty years of combat and civilian flying experience. During World War II, he flew planes virtually identical to the Electra that Earhart flew, making him one of the few living pilots who understands the conditions she flew under. Elgen and his wife, Marie, spent more than twenty-five years, interviewed more than 100 witnesses, and traveled more than 100,000 miles researching this book. .
• A new movie: Amelia , starring Hilary Swank, will be released by Fox Searchlight in fall 2009. The screenplay is based on three books, including Elgen and Marie Long’s Amelia Earhart , and Elgen Long served as a technical advisor to the film..
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - buffalogr - LibraryThing
Another book about Amelia Earhart, my second in recent times. This one is considered a primary source on her disappearance. It covers only her round-the-world flight....it postulates the simple ... Read full review
AMELIA EARHART: The Mystery SolvedUser Review - Kirkus
A detailed chronicle of the last days of Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, and what went before, based upon an exhaustive 25-year study. Celebrated pilot Elgen Long and his coauthor wife ... Read full review