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Charles A. Lindbergh: a human hero

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Pilot Charles A. Lindbergh was one of the first Americans to be lionized by the news media. When LIndbergh made his nonstop transatlantic flight in 1927, radio and sound movies were just beginning to be popular, enabling people to learn of events almost as soon as they happened. Overnight, the 25-year-old Lindbergh, a man of modest means and education, was catapulted into the public limelight. He became the American hero whom everyone adored and thought could do no wrong. Lindbergh's popularity lasted little more than a decade. His ties to Nazi Germany and his outspoken isolationist views prior to World War II cost him the respect of many close friend and relatives, and of the general public as well. The story of Lindbergh's rise to fame and abrupt descent into disgrace is told here with frankness and understanding. The meticulously researched text and generous selection of archival photographs present a lively and rounded portrait of a man who earned his place in aviationhistory despite his faults.
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Grouped Work ID 1b54ec23-c8b0-7152-4ab3-1010b2f78cfa
Grouping Title charles a lindbergh a human hero
Grouping Author giblin james cross
Grouping Category book
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author Giblin, James Cross, 1933-2016
author_display Giblin, James Cross
display_description A biography of the pilot whose life was full of controversy and tragedy, but also fulfilling achievements.
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isbn 9780395633892
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publishDate 1997
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:a129591 Book Books English Clarion Books, c1997. 212 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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subject_facet Air pilots -- Juvenile literature
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Lindbergh, Charles A. -- (Charles Augustus), -- 1902-1974 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Charles A. Lindbergh : a human hero
title_full Charles A. Lindbergh : a human hero / James Cross Giblin
title_short Charles A. Lindbergh :
title_sub a human hero
topic_facet Air pilots
Lindbergh, Charles A