Charles A. Lindbergh: A Human Hero Overview

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Although most readers know the outcome of Charles A. Lindbergh's famous nonstop Atlantic flight from New York to Paris, Giblin chronicles the trek in a thrilling manner that keeps the reader turning pages. In a time of radios and newsreels, Lindbergh's daring feat was broadcast to millions around the world. He became an instant hero, a larger-than-life celebrity whose instant fame prefigured that of many of today's stars in our current celebrity-obsessed and celebrity-studded society. Giblin carefully explores Lindbergh's quick leap from anonymity to fame, who was responsible for it, and how it changed the aviator.

Giblin presents both the heroic and the human sides of Lindbergh. The aviator, who fought for privacy most of his life, sought publicity when he allied with America First, the organization of citizens who opposed the entry of the United States into the war in Europe. Lindbergh used his fame to obtain...

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