Kansans just had to get out and see it

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Kansans just had to get out and see it

Colorado author brings forgotten travelers to life
Martin and Osa Johnson sit atop Martin’s Sikorsky “Spirit of Africa” (Osa had a matching plane, “Osa’s Ark”). The couple used planes only for their final African safari in the 1930s; Martin was killed in a 1937 commercial plane crash in Los Angeles.
Meet the author

Osa and Martin: For the Love of Adventure, by Kelly Enright, Lyons Press, 222 pages, hardcover, $24.95. Enright will speak and sign copies of the book at 6:30 p.m. today at Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave. For more information, call 247-1438 or visit www.mariasbookshop.com.

Kansans just had to get out and see it

Martin and Osa Johnson sit atop Martin’s Sikorsky “Spirit of Africa” (Osa had a matching plane, “Osa’s Ark”). The couple used planes only for their final African safari in the 1930s; Martin was killed in a 1937 commercial plane crash in Los Angeles.
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