CRRL Picks - Great Lives 2014 - Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Annotation:Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall.

Under A Wing
Under A Wing A Memoir By Lindbergh, Reeve Book - 1998 921 Lindb Available in some locations

Annotation:The world knew Charles Lindbergh as a daring aviator, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and controversial isolationist in World War II; his wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was also famous, the author of the bestselling "Gift from the Sea" and other books. But Reeve Lindbergh knew them as Father and Mother. Their celebrity status and the tragedy of their first child shadowed the Lindbergh family in ways that were often mysterious to the five surviving children. In this moving, deeply affecting memoir, the youngest of the children describes what it was like to grow up as a Lindbergh.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Anne Morrow Lindbergh First Lady of the Air By Winters, Kathleen C. Book - 2008 921 Lindb Available in some locations

Annotation:Few people know that Anne Morrow Lindbergh was an accomplished and innovative pilot in her own right. In fact, she was one of the defining figures of American aviation, a bright and adventurous woman who helped to pioneer air routes, traveled around the world, and came to be adored by the American public.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Anne Morrow Lindbergh Her Life By Hertog, Susan Book - 1999 921 Lindb Available in some locations

Annotation:An Illuminating portrait of Anne Morrow Lindbergh--loyal wife , devoted mother, pioneering aviator, and critically acclaimed author of the bestselling “Gift from the Sea.”

Atlantic Fever
Atlantic Fever Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic By Jackson, Joe Book - 2012 629.13 Ja All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A fast-paced, dynamic account of the race to cross the Atlantic, and the larger-than-life personalities of the aviators who captured the world’s attention in 1919, a prize of $25,000 was offered to the first aviator to cross the Atlantic in either direction between France and America.

Cemetery John
Cemetery John The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping By Zorn, Robert E. Book - 2012 364.154 Zo Available in some locations

Annotation:For seventy-five years the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s infant son has gone unsolved. Inspired by his father’s relationship with the actual accomplices -- including the mastermind -- he [Zorn] presents the clearest ever picture of a criminal partnership, which would shake every class and culture of American society.

The Flight of the Century
The Flight of the Century Charles Lindbergh & the Rise of American Aviation By Kessner, Thomas Book - 2010 629.13 Ke Available in some locations

Annotation:Charles Lindbergh’s flight from New York to Paris ushered in America’s age of commercial aviation. Thomas Kessner takes a fresh look at one of America’s greatest moments, explaining how what was essentially a publicity stunt became a turning point in history.

Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead
Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead Diaries and Letters of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1929-1932 By Lindbergh, Anne Morrow Book - 1993 921 Lindb Available in some locations

Annotation:Anne Morrow Lindbergh writes of the early years of her marriage to Charles Lindbergh, their pioneering flying adventures, and the tragic kidnapping of their first child.

The Immortalists
The Immortalists Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever By Friedman, David M. Book - 2007 610.28 Fr Available in some locations

Annotation:This oddest of couples--one a brilliant Noble Prize-winning surgeon turned social engineer, the other a failed dirt farmer turned hero of the skies--joined forces in 1930 driven by a shared and secret dream: to conquer death and attain immortality.

Lindbergh By Berg, A. Scott Book - 1998 921 Lindb Available in some locations

Annotation:From the moment he landed in Paris on May 21, 1927, Lindbergh found himself thrust on an odyssey for which he was ill-prepared--becoming the first modern media superstar, deified and demonized many times over in a single lifetime.

The Lindbergh Child
The Lindbergh Child The Atrocious Kidnapping and Murder of the Infant Son of America's Hero Col. Charles A. Lindbergh By Geary, Rick Book - 2008 364.154 Ge Available in some locations

Annotation:All was well for Charles Lindbergh, after his daring solo crossing of the Atlantic. Fame and fortune came quickly. Soon after the Lindbergh’s build themselves their dream home far from the madding crowd, tragedy strikes--their baby is abducted. (graphic novel)

Loss of Eden
Loss of Eden A Biography of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh By Milton, Joyce Book - 1993 921 Lindb Available in some locations

Annotation:Their love prevailed against a horrifying kidnapping and murder splashed throughout the media, their careers, and even the criticism they underwent following their involvement in the America First movement as the U.S. entered World War II. Thoroughly researched, Milton exposes a new understanding and view into the personalities and lives of both Charles, Anne, and the time they lived in.

No More Words
No More Words A Journal of My Mother, Anne Morrow Lindbergh By Lindbergh, Reeve Book - 2002 921 Lindb All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

Annotation:In 1999 Anne Morrow Lindbergh, the famed aviator and author, moved from her home in Connecticut to the farm in Vermont where her daughter, Reeve, and Reeve’s family live. Anyone who has had to care for an elderly parent disabled by Alzheimer’s or stroke will understand immediately the heartache and anguish Reeve suffered and will find comfort in her story.

Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941 By Olson, Lynne Book - 2013 940.531 Ol Available in some locations

Annotation:Traces the crisis period leading up to America’s entry into World War ll, describing the nation’s polarized interventionist and isolationist factions as represented by the government, in the press, and on the streets.

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Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m., Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of Charles & Anne Morrow Lindbergh and author of “Under a Wing: A Memoir,” will discuss her famous family in UMW’s Dodd Auditorium.