Breathe the Sky: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Amelia Earhart
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Breathe the Sky: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart disappeared from the world's radar in the 1930s, but she has not been forgotten. Breathe the Sky is a fresh and provocative portrait of the legendary pilot whose courage and charisma have dazzled millions. It is also the first novel to reveal the dark side of Earhart's fame-and the dangerous, madcap course of her final voyage. Venturing where history and bio...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing
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Tara Chevrestt
This was a decent read, but it didn't have me in awe... I enjoyed Prasad's interpretation of Amelia's life and feelings. She gives readers a fictional, but as historically accurate as possible look at the stressful life of America's most famed and mysterious aviatrix. Amelia is portrayed as very determined. She does not let much stand in her way. She seems to disregard her own life and safety, yet at the same time, she is taking care of others, namely her mother and sister. Despite the fame, adu...more
Suzanne
As in her other works, Chandra Prasad masterfully evokes the early 20th century in this reimagination of the career of Amelia Earhart. Prasad delivers gorgeous prose, and a believable rendering of characters and events. Attentive readers will also notice cameo appearances by characters from her previous novels. Loved it.
Marjorie
I enjoyed reading about the passion that Amelia Earhart had for flying. It was a quick read that fully absorbed me
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Chandra Prasad is the author of five books, including three critically acclaimed novels.

Prasad most recently penned Breathe the Sky: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Amelia Earhart. Booklist praises this “insightful novel” for getting “inside Amelia Earhart's psyche to give life to the woman behind the myth.” Wally Lamb proclaims, “from lift-off to landing, Breathe the Sky is a novel that soars.” B...more
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