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Author: A. Scott Berg Narrator: Lloyd James Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2013 ISBN: 9781442365919
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Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh—renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in 1932, and reviled by many for his opposition to America’s entry into World War II. Lindbergh’s story is “a dramatic and disturbing American story” (Los Angeles Times Book Review), and this biography—the first to be written with unrestricted access to the Lindbergh archives and extensive interviews of his friends, colleagues, and close family members—is the definitive account.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “One of the great stories, told by a master storyteller. I can’t recall being so taken by any book, and certainly not by a biography.”

    Stephen E. Ambrose

  • “This is a magisterial work; one of the most penetrating and fascinating biographies I have ever read. It deserves the highest praise from scholars, critics, and readers alike.”

    Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of Team of Rivals

  • “Often thrilling, but disturbingly opaque, Berg’s…biography of Lindbergh turns that historic flight into a narrative tour de force.”

    New York Times

  • “In Lindbergh, A. Scott Berg brings us about as close as I suspect we will ever get to the man himself.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “A brilliant biography of a fabulous but flawed American hero.”


  • “An astonishing biography. Charles Lindbergh’s is the ultimate American life, and A. Scott Berg’s new biography is the ultimate…exploration of that life.”

    Boston Globe

  • “Compelling…This kind of heroic, tragic, and ultimately puzzling subject that is irresistible in its complexity.”

    Wall Street Journal

  • “One of the most important biographies of the decade.”

    Los Angeles Times Book Review

  • “Superb.”


  • Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Biography/Autobiography
  • Winner of the 1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Biography
  • A 1998 New York Times Notable Book for Nonfiction
  • A New York Times Bestseller

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About the Author

Andrew Scott Berg is a Pulitzer Prize–winning American biographer. After graduating from Princeton University in 1971, he expanded his senior thesis on editor Maxwell Perkins into a full-length biography, Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, which won a National Book Award. His third book, a highly anticipated biography of aviator Charles Lindbergh, was published in 1998 and became a New York Times bestseller, and won the Pulitzer Prize for a biography.

About the Narrator

Lloyd James (a.k.a. Sean Pratt) has been narrating since 1996 and has recorded over six hundred audiobooks. He is a seven-time winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award and has twice been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award. His critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr. and Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitzkin, among others.