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By Erik Benson

A guy and not using a country—a flyer without position to land.

At a time while the Anglo-American courting used to be riddled with suspicion and pageant, Lowell Yerex, a British topic who lived in the USA, had the misfortune of turning into entangled in it as he tried to create a advertisement airline empire in primary the USA. His experience—rife with event, romance, and intrigue—made him a legend in air heritage and now presents a dramatic bankruptcy in U.S.–British kin, in addition to the historical past of principal America.

To comprehend Yerex’s extraordinary occupation, Erik Benson specializes in the individuality of the entrepreneur’s history, one who enabled him to empathize with either nice Britain and the us and to foster operating relationships with those competitors. Yerex’s dealings with the 2 international locations shed new gentle at the improvement of aviation within the Thirties and Nineteen Forties, at a time while Pan American governed the skies of the western hemisphere, while revolutions and coups rocked governments, and whilst fortunes waited to be made and misplaced.

Aviator of Fortune bargains an in depth examine the lifetime of Lowell Yerex: his successes and screw ups. Benson exhibits him as a sad hero, inspired through destiny and through his personal formidable wishes. this present day, his is still an immense tale, one who bargains beneficial studying for historians, aviation fanatics, and event seekers.

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