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An American Hero: The True Story of Charles a. Lindbergh Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 12 Summary

Barry Denenberg
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Chapter 12 Summary and Analysis

After World War II, Lindbergh continued to act as a consultant for airline companies, and he flew all over the world, being away for months at a time. In 1953, he wrote the autobiographical book, The Spirit of St. Louis, which sold well and which won the Pulitzer Prize. Anne also enjoyed success as a writer. She wrote Gift from the Sea in 1956, and it was a best-seller. In 1957, a movie about Lindbergh's famous transatlantic flight was made starring Jimmy Stewart.

Never returning to their Hopewell home, the Lindberghs settled in Darien, Connecticut, raising their five children. For the first time in a long time, the Lindberghs were largely left alone by the media, and the children had a relatively peaceful childhood. Eventually, the Lindberghs had residences in Switzerland as well as Maui.

In the 1960s, Lindbergh enjoyed a resurgence in popularity due in large part...

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