Anne Morrow Lindbergh: First Lady of the Air

by Kathleen C Winters, Kathleen C. Winters

St. Martin's Press | May 13, 2008 | Trade Paperback

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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. In this revealing biography, author and pilot Kathleen C. Winters vividly recreates the adventure and excitement of many of Anne's early flights, including never-before-revealed flight details from the Lindbergh archives. An intimate portrayal of a remarkable woman, Anne Morrow Lindbergh also offers a dazzling picture of the exciting and dangerous early years of aviation's Golden Age.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.79 × 6.54 × 0.68 in

Published: May 13, 2008

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0230604110

ISBN - 13: 9780230604117

Found in: History

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh: First Lady of the Air

Anne Morrow Lindbergh: First Lady of the Air

by Kathleen C Winters, Kathleen C. Winters

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.79 × 6.54 × 0.68 in

Published: May 13, 2008

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0230604110

ISBN - 13: 9780230604117

Table of Contents

The Magic of Flying * A Walled Garden * A Different Drummer * Whirlwind * The Good Ship Anne * A Challenge Met * Land of the Midnight Sun * Into the Raging Yangtze * Hour of Lead * Greenland * Back to Civilization * Africa and Beyond * Acclaim

From the Publisher

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. In this revealing biography, author and pilot Kathleen C. Winters vividly recreates the adventure and excitement of many of Anne's early flights, including never-before-revealed flight details from the Lindbergh archives. An intimate portrayal of a remarkable woman, Anne Morrow Lindbergh also offers a dazzling picture of the exciting and dangerous early years of aviation's Golden Age.

About the Author

Kathleen C. Winters is an aviation historian as well as a certificated pilot and former flight instructor. Her articles have appeared in Woman Pilot, Aviation for Women, and Soaring magazines, and she has been a featured speaker at the Lindbergh Symposium in Ft. Myers, Florida. She lives in Minnesota.

Editorial Reviews

Kathleen Winters brings Anne Morrow Lindbergh's life as a pilot into sharp focus. Her book is a welcome addition to the history of women in aviation.