"The most effective way to do it is to do it": First Edition of Soaring Wings: A Biography of Amelia Earhart
Soaring Wings: A Biography of Amelia Earhart.
Putnam, George Palmer.
Item Number: 51093
New York: 1939.
First edition of this early biography of Amelia Earhart. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece, illustrated. Bookplate, near fine in a very good dust jacket.
Soaring Wings is a tribute by the lost flier's husband, which reveals the unique character, integrity and simplicity of Amelia Earhart. From her childhood, schooling, settlement house work, all colored by a passion for aviation, to the years of her fame, this is a detailed account of Earhart. It fills in the gaps in The Fun of It and Last Flight, with reminiscences from relatives and friends.