Empowering Historical Fiction

For much of her life, Anne Morrow lived in the shadow of her ambassador father and vibrant older sister.  When she meets aviator Charles Lindbergh in 1927, she assumes he will pay no attention to her but she is very wrong.  They marry, and though Anne accomplishes many feats, she is always considered to be simply an aviator's wife.  When the initial promise of love and romance wear off, Anne must with deal with heartbreak and hardships.  Melanie Benjamin's The Aviator's Wife, spans the 20th century from the 1920s to the 1960s and includes cameo appearances from Joseph Kennedy and Amelia Earhart. This richly imagined look into the Lindbergh's complicated marriage will delight fans of both historical and domestic fiction.

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