The Lost Pilots
The Spectacular Rise and Scandalous Fall of Aviation's Golden Couple by Corey Mead
- Published: Aug 03, 2020
Corey Mead's The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption. During the height of the roaring twenties, Jessie... read more
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Details of The Lost Pilots
- Exact title of the book
- The Lost Pilots
- Book author
- Corey Mead
- Macmillan Audio
- May 08, 2018
- PDF, FB2, EPUB, MOBI
- File size (in PDF)
- about 1200 kB
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Corey Mead's The Lost Pilots is the saga of two star crossed pilots who soar to the greatest heights of fame, tailspin into scandal and crime, and go the ultimate lengths for a chance at redemption. During the height of the roaring twenties, Jessie Miller longs for adventure. Fleeing a passionless marriage in the backwaters of Australia, twenty-three-year-old Jessie arrives in London and promptly falls in with the Bright Young Things, those gin-soaked boho-chic intellectuals draped in suits, flapper dresses, and pearls.
At a party Jessie meets Captain William Lancaster, married himself and fresh from the Royal Air Force, with a scheme in his head to become as famous as Charles Lindbergh, who has just crossed the Atlantic. Lancaster will do Lindy one better fly from London to Melbourne, and in Jessie Miller hes found the perfect co-pilot. Within months the two embark on a half-year journey across the globe, hopping from one colonial outpost to the next.
But like world records, marriage vows can be broken, and upon their landing in Melbourne Jessie and William are not only international celebrities, but also deeply in love. Yet the crash of 1929 catches up to even the fastest aviator, and the couple finds themselves in dire straits at their rented house on the outskirts of Miami the bright glare of the limelight fading quickly. To make ends meet Jessie agrees to write a memoir, and picks the dashing Haden Clarke to be her ghostwriter.
Its not long before this toxic mix of bootleg booze and a handsome interloper leads to a shocking crime, a trial that rivets and scandalizes the world, and a reckless act of abandon to win back former glory. The Lost Pilots is an extraordinary true story, brought to vivid life by Corey Mead. Based on years of research, and full of adventure, forbidden passion, crime, scandal and tragedy, it is a masterwork of narrative nonfiction that firmly restores one of aviations leading female pioneers to her rightful place in history.
Praise for The Lost Pilots "The tale of two intrepid aviators who got caught in a sordid scandal How the pair ended up in a Miami courtroom is the subject of Mead's colorful, fast-paced narrative, a tale of ambition, betrayal, lust, and devotion... A brisk, entertaining history of daring and passion." Kirkus
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