In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of Americaas most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. aThe history [is] exhilarating. . . . The Aviatoras Wife soars.aaUSA Today NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When Anne Morrow, a shy college senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family, she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Enthralled by Charlesas assurance and fame, Anne is certain the aviator has scarcely noticed her. But she is wrong. Charles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, and her world will be changed forever. The two marry in a headline-making wedding. In the years that follow, Anne becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States. But despite this and other major achievements, she is viewed merely as the aviatoras wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, lifeas infinite possibilities for change and happiness. Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Readeras Circle for author chats and more. Praise for The Aviatoras Wife aRemarkable . . . The Aviatoras Wife succeeds [in] putting the reader inside Anne Lindberghas life with her famous husband.aaThe Denver Post aAnne Morrow Lindbergh narrates the story of the Lindberghsa troubled marriage in all its triumph and tragedy.aaUSA Today a[This novel] will fascinate history buffs and surprise those who know of her only as athe aviatoras wife.a aaPeople aItas hard to quit reading this intimate historical fiction.aaThe Dallas Morning News aFictional biography at its finest.aaBooklist (starred review) aUtterly unforgettable.aaPublishers Weekly (starred review) aAn intimate examination of the life and emotional mettle of Anne Morrow.aaThe Washington Post aA story of both triumph and pain that will take your breath away.aaKate Alcott, author of The DressmakerThe Aviatoras Wife succeeds [in] putting the reader inside Anne Lindberghas life with her famous husband.aaThe Denver Post aAnne Morrow Lindbergh narrates the story of the Lindberghsa troubled marriage in all its triumph and ...
|Title||:||The Aviator's Wife|
|Publisher||:||Delacorte Press - 2013-01-15|