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The rise and fall of Charles Lindbergh
Title:
The rise and fall of Charles Lindbergh
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2020]

©2020
ISBN:
9780525646549

9780525646556
Physical Description:
372 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Target Audience:
Ages: 12+.

Grades: 9-12.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: the rally -- Growing up. In the beginning ; Rootless ; Changes -- Airborne. Schooled ; Daredevil Lindbergh ; Silver wings -- New York to Paris. Plans and frustrations ; The flying kid ; 33 hours, 30 minutes, 29.8 seconds ; The most famous man in the world -- Copilot. Charles and Anne ; I do ; Settling down ; Immortal -- Kidnapped. "They have stolen our baby" ; "Jafsie" and cemetery John ; The ransom ; Search's end -- Blown off course. Rebuilding ; Ordeal by trial ; Lost faith -- Losing altitude. Spring 1936 ; "Hitler is undoubtedly a great man" ; Lindbergh reports ; No place like home -- America first. An influential citizen ; The hero speaks ; "The bubonic plague among writers" ; Crash landing ; The Lindberghs' war -- Final flight. Out of the ashes ; Together, yet apart ; Sorrows and secrets.
Abstract:
"A riveting biography of one of America's most celebrated heroes, and most complicated, troubled men, Charles Lindbergh"-- Provided by publisher.
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