Dana’s August Recommendation

The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

aviators wifeDana says: This follows the life of Charles Lindbergh’s wife Anne from the time she meets her husband until his death in 1974. I read this while on vacation and it is a quick and easy read, especially for historical fiction lovers.

Melanie Benjamin also wrote Alice I Have Been (2010) and The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb (2011)

3 Similar Books

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan – Chronicles the love affair that begins in 1875 between author Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne.

The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel – A nonfiction story about the fifty year friendship of the wives of the Mercury Seven astronauts.

One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson – A nonfiction book about the optimistic American summer of 1927, which features Charles Lindbergh’s May 1927 flight.

 

 

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