Lindbergh Author:A. Scott Berg National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to have been 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access to the massive Lindbergh archives--more than two thousand boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries--and to be allowed to freely interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family memvers, including h... more »is children and his widow, Anne Morrow Linsdberg. The result is a brilliant biography that clairifies a life long blurred by myth and half-truth.
From the moment he landed in Paris on May 21, 1927, Lindbergh found himself thrust upon an oddyssey for which he ws ill prepared--the first modern media superstar, defined and demonized over in a single lifetime. Berg casts dramatic new light on Lindberg's childhood; his astonishing flight; the kidnapping of his son, which has been called "The Crime of the Century"; Linbergh's fascination with Hitler's Germany; and his unsung work in his later years.
In all of this 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. This is at once Lindbergh the hero and Lindbergh the man.« less