Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Fun of It
Amelia Earhart


“Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price,” wrote Amelia Earhart. This fascinating autobiography by one of America’s greatest pilots provides unique insights into the life, motivations and achievements of Amelia Earhart. As she recounts the journey which led to her groundbreaking solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932, she provides valuable advice for everyone who struggles to be a woman in a man’s world.¬†Though faced with obstacles every step of the way, she triumphed over adversity and became an instant celebrity. By turns inspiring, humorous and deeply personal, The Fun of It reveals Earhart’s passion enthusiasm for aviation and her unswerving determination to achieve her goals.

Paperback, 172pp
Arcturus Publishing, 2020 (1932)
ISBN 9781839402838