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  1. In the opening chapter the reader is introduced to the main protagonist, Edward. J. Markham, whose amazing journal documented an unknown piece of film history involving silent film actress Clara Bow. Edward Markham’s career began in 1918 as a pilot in the Great War. After demonstrating superior skills while serving in France, he was then posted to California for temporary duty as an instructor of advanced pursuit tactics. When he completed his service to Uncle Sam he then returned to Los Angel [...]

  2. In the opening chapter the reader is introduced to the main protagonist, Edward. J. Markham, whose amazing journal documented an unknown piece of film history involving silent film actress Clara Bow. Edward Markham’s career began in 1918 as a pilot in the Great War. After demonstrating superior skills while serving in France, he was then posted to California for temporary duty as an instructor of advanced pursuit tactics. When he completed his service to Uncle Sam he then returned to Los Angel [...]

  3. I must confess: I’m a Hollywood trivia junkie, so as soon as I knew the premise of H.P. Oliver’s latest “Mysteries in History” novel Winging IT, I was sold. And sure enough, from the beginning of the book, I found myself hooked. On the setting, on the dialogue, on the characters, particularly the book’s “leading man” Edward Markham, who I immediately found fascinating as he brings his talents to the set of the film WINGS as an aviation consultant. It is within the context of this s [...]

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