"Absorbing, provocative . . . likely to energize considerable debate."
"We owe a debt to Susan Butler, who has brought together for the first time the entire extent run of Roosevelt's and Stalin's letters It is a remarkable set of historical documents."
--The New York Sun
"The single best book that we now have on Earhart's life."
-- Washington Post Book World.
“Of the dozen or so books (mostly wild fantasies) that I have read about Amelia Earhart, Susan Butler’s is the only one which re-creates accurately that singular woman whom my father was in love with, as indeed was I, aged ten, when the lady vanished.”
An Alternate Book-of-the-Month Club Choice. Republished in 2009.