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Amelia Earhart: A Biography.

Doris L. Rich

Amelia Earhart: A Biography.

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Published by Smithsonian Instn.P. .
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Pagination23cm.322. 15ill. n.e.
Number of Pages322
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Open LibraryOL22327797M
ISBN 101560987251
OCLC/WorldCa38598295


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