LINDBERGH

By: BERG, A. SCOTT

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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access to the massive Lindbergh archives -- more than two thousand boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries -- and to be allowed freely to interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family members, including his children and his widow, Anne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. Notes and sources. Index.

Title: LINDBERGH

Author Name: BERG, A. SCOTT

Categories: Travel Guides, Memoirs, Automobiles, Trains and Aerospace,

Publisher: PUTNAM:

ISBN Number: 0399144498

ISBN Number 13: 9780399144493

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: GOOD / VERY GOOD

Seller ID: 136795

Description: 7TH PRINTING, HB IN DJ, LIGHT WEAR PUTNAM [ 9/1998] [BERG, A. SCOTT] {SIGNED BY BERG IN PEN ON 1/2 TITLE}

Keywords: 7TH PRINTING, HB IN DJ, LIGHT WEAR,