A true story of murder, love, and headhunters, this work tells the remarkable tale of Herman Perry, a budding playboy who winds up in the Indo-Burmese jungle--not for adventure, but rather to escape the greatest manhunt conducted by the U.S. Army during World War II. He was one of thousands of black soldiers dispatched to build the Ledo Road, a highway meant to appease China's conniving dictator, Chiang Kai-shek. Perry could not endure the jungle's brutality, nor the racist treatment meted out by his white officers. So Perry began a flight through the Indo-Burmese wilderness, one of the planet's most hostile realms.
Amelia Earhart's Shoes by Thomas F. King
In this spellbinding book, the evidence on Earhart's disappearance is examined using the latest scientific techniques. Archaeological surveys, global positioning systems, remote sensing, forensics, and a variety of laboratory analyses supplement the archival research and interviewing done around the world. 75 photos.
Jim Morrison: Life, Death and Legend by Stephen Davis
The leading rock journalist of today unearths startling new evidence about the raucous life and mysterious death of Jim Morrison, the brilliant and secretive leader of The Doors.