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Wings Around The World : The Exhilarating Story of One Woman's Epic Flight From the North Pole to Antarctica (Paperback)

Author: Vacher, Polly

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Polly Vacher wanted to become the first pilot to complete a solo flight around the world via both Poles in a single-engine aircraft. Her 60,000 mile voyage would take her to every continent. She prepared meticulously for two years and had garnered multifarious sponsors.

However, as she took off, flanked by a Hurricane and a Spitfire, and waved off by her family and the Prince of Wales, she suddenly felt so alone. She had begun a remarkable expedition that would gain her three world records, but would also see her encounter extremes of weather and emotion, kindness, obstruction and also a little political intrigue.

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Publisher Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Mfg Part# 9781904943990
SKU 206795972
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1904943993
Release Date 6/11/2013
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