Lindbergh

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Average Rating
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's,
Pub. Date:
c1998.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 9.5 - AR Pts: 51
Lexile measure:
1200L
Description
Bestselling author and National Book Award'winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to be given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives--more than two thousand boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries--and to be allowed freely to interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family members, including his children and his widow, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The result is a brilliant biography that clarifies a life long blurred by myth and half-truth.From the moment he landed in Paris on May 21, 1927, Lindbergh found himself thrust on an odyssey for which he was ill-prepared--becoming the first modern media superstar, deified and demonized many times over in a single lifetime. Berg casts dramatic new light on the lonely, sometimes twisted childhood that formed the aviator's character; the astonishing transatlantic flight and thrilling, then overwhelming aftermath; the controversies surrounding the trial of his son's kidnapper, Lindbergh's fascination with Hitler's Germany and his leadership of America First; his remarkable unsung work in the fields of medical research, rocketry, anthropology, and conservation; and, at the heart of it all, his fascinating, complex marriage to Anne Morrow Lindbergh, a relationship filled with sudden joy and bitter darkness.In all, it is a most compelling story of a most significant life--the most private of public figures finally revealed with a sweep and detail never before possible. In the skilled hands of A. Scott Berg, this is Lindbergh the hero--and Lindbergh the man.
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ISBN:
9780399144493
9780425170410
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 9.5, 51 Points
Lexile measure:
1200L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-25 05:12:21AM
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subject_facet Air pilots -- United States -- Biography, Lindbergh, Charles A. -- (Charles Augustus), -- 1902-1974
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