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An American Hero: The True Story of Charles a. Lindbergh Summary
Barry Denenberg

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An American Hero: The True Story of Charles a. Lindbergh Summary

Plot Summary

An American Hero is a biography of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh. Written for younger readers, the book covers the major events in Lindbergh's life, including his famous transatlantic flight and his controversial views about World War II.

Charles Lindbergh was born in 1902 to a politician father. His mother and father lived in separate residences and only refrained from divorcing to salvage the father's political career, so Lindbergh lived in a variety of places growing up. He enrolled in engineering school, but he never cared for school, and was instead interested in motorcycles, cars, airplanes, and other mechanical things.

Lindbergh quit college to take flying lessons in Nebraska. There, he became a barnstormer, flying around different communities and taking people for rides. He also performed tricks like wingwalking and acquired a reputation as a daredevil. He later joined the army, and impressed everyone with his flying skills.

In 1927, Lindbergh...

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