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War Within & Without: Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1939-1944 (Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

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An account of the Lindberghs' wartime years, but most significantly the story of a bond between two extraordinary people. Introduction by the Author; Index; photographs. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
Paperback, 512 pages
Published January 13th 1995 by Mariner Books (first published 1980)
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Andie
May 15, 2013 rated it liked it
I got this book from the library after reading The Aviator's Wife hoping to get some insights into Anne Morrow Lindbergh. I surely did, but I'm not sure they were ones that make the character more sympathetic.

Her diary & letters from 1939 - 1944 cover the period of Charles Lindbergh's unfortunate adventure into politics via his involvement with the America First organization where he made many inflammatory speeches trying to keep the US from entering World War II. Based on what I read here,
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Martha
Jul 10, 2016 rated it liked it
interesting look inside the Lindbergh marriage and life as lived with wealth. Mrs Lindbergh is happiest among her peers and looks down on the "common " people. even having grown up with servants she can't seem to manage her own servants.
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Sep 13, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 1999, 2005, repeats, biography
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Maura
Aug 05, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Very dry read. It was interesting to immerse myself in her life but she seemed a bit shallow. Now knowing what a dog her husband was I get it. I would still read again.
Michele Casper
Nov 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: memoir
I always enjoy reading Anne Lindbergh’s writing. She crafts her words beautifully, even in her diaries and letters (which this book is a collection of). The time frame is the years just prior and into WWII. She and her husband’s stance on staying out of the war make them highly unpopular. She is fiercely loyal and protective of her husband. She comments on marriage—“real” marriages are not “happy” or “unhappy”, but they are both. She is adamant about not wasting time by being “unaware”, yet real ...more
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