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Charles A. Lindbergh

a human hero

by James Giblin

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lindbergh, Charles A. 1902-1974 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Lindbergh, Charles A. 1902-1974,
    • Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Air pilots

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the pilot whose life was full of controversy and tragedy, but also fulfilling achievements.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-205) and index.

      StatementJames Cross Giblin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL540.L5 G53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL972640M
      ISBN 100395633893
      LC Control Number96009501
      OCLC/WorldCa34989938


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