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STOCK PHOTO About this Item: New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., (1983)., 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First edition, first printing. Contains publisher's first printing number code sequence 1 through 10 to the copyright page. SIGNED, dated 1985 An account of her 1967 transatlantic flight, marking her the second woman to fly transatlantic solo in a single-engine from New York City. She was planning to continue her flight to Moscow, but was denied permission to enter the Soviet airspace, which ended her flight in Denmark. This candid autobiography of the award-winning veteran Broadway, film and television actress, who also blazed a trail for women directors, not only gives details of the historic flight, but expresses her numerous fears, motivations, short-comings, risks, and more. Oliver went on after this 1967 daring flight, to become an exceedingly accomplished pilot in races, gliders, commercial flights, record-settings, derbies and more, gathering general respect for women as aviators. A significant early aviation history, and an important work concerning women overcoming personal problems and becoming brave and self-reliant. Lower spine edge mildly crimped, L.A. "Talent Agency" address label to the front end-paper, else near fine in blue linen over blue boards with silver embossed titles and decorations to the spine; in a lightly rubbed very good plus dust jacket with a few very short shelf-edge tears and with slight rubbing and tiny nicks to the upper and lower spine edges; original $15.95 price still intact to the fro … [Click Below for Full Description]
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