The Fun Of It: Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation by Amelia Earhart EARHART. $11.84. Publication: March 15, 2000. Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers; Reprint edition (March 15, 2000). Save 30%!
Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was born into a tightly controlled society known as "Old New York" at a time when women were discouraged from achieving anything beyond a proper marriage. Wharton broke through these strictures to become one of America's greatest writers.