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Charles A. Lindbergh: A Human Hero

3.33  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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 ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 20th 1997 by Clarion Books
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Hayley Hancock
book about the life of “Lucky Lindy” or “The Lone Eagle” also known as Charles A. Lindbergh. The author, Giblin, writes about the amazing man who made the first nonstop flight from New York to Paris in thirty-four hours. Lindbergh was well-known for that flight across the Atlantic Ocean but this book goes into detail about his life beyond the flight. It explains how he prepared for the flight and the steps he took to become a pilot. It also goes into detail about his life after the flight when h ...more
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Recommended to Bonnie by: Sweet Public Library
I enjoyed reading/knowing more about Charles Lindbergh since I'm such a fan of his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. I knew that he was a quiet man that didn't like the press at all, and partially blamed them for the kidnap/murder of his son, but I had no idea about his politics. Anyway, pretty good read. I might just bump it up to I really liked it. But I'll have to think about it first. I did like it though, and felt it was very informative.
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(July 8, 1933 - April 10, 2016)

Born on July 8th, James Cross Giblin was, in his own words, "shy, bookish, and a little spoiled." He loved comic books and drew his own comic strips. Giblin worked on his school newspapers and wrote a play while he was at Western Reserve University. That play, My Bus Was Always Late, was published in 1954. He worked hard at writing plays, but disappointment followed.
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