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The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Riveting bio reveals the dark side of an American hero.

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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

To wonder about Mr. & Mrs. Lindberg

It's a good historical book while telling about 2 people and their personal lives. It's thought provoking, too. It has both good and bad surprises, but that's good for any reader.

Is It Any Good?

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This is a compelling, thought-provoking, and sometimes tragic look at the life of a deeply flawed American hero who was both admired and reviled. For readers of The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh who want to learn more about his life, the author includes a detailed bibliography of books, articles, and speeches as well as extensive source notes for each chapter. Several dozen archival photographs offer glimpses into Lindbergh's family life, his childhood, his flight across the Atlantic, the trial of his son's kidnapper, and trips to Germany.

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