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The aviator's wife: [a novel]

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"For much of her life, Anne Morrow, the shy daughter of the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has stood in the shadows of those around her, including her millionaire father and vibrant older sister, who often steals the spotlight. Then Anne, a college senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family. There she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Enthralled by Charles's assurance and fame, Anne is certain the celebrated aviator has scarcely noticed her. But she is wrong. harles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, and her world will be changed forever. The two marry in a headline-making wedding. Hounded by adoring crowds and hunted by an insatiable press, Charles shields himself and his new bride from prying eyes, leaving Anne to feel her life falling back into the shadows. In the years that follow, despite her own major achievements she becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States. Anne is viewed merely as the aviator's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her n
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subject_facet Air pilots -- Fiction
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Historical fiction, American
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Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, -- 1906-2001 -- Fiction
Lindbergh, Charles A. -- (Charles Augustus), -- 1902-1974 -- Fiction
title_display The aviator's wife : a novel
title_full The Aviator's Wife A Novel
The aviator's wife : a novel / Melanie Benjamin
The aviator's wife [sound recording] : a novel / Melanie Benjamin
The aviator's wife [text (large print)] : [a novel] / Melanie Benjamin
title_short The aviator's wife :
title_sub [a novel]
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Biographical fiction, American
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Historical fiction, American
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Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
Lindbergh, Charles A
Literature