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Critical Praise

"The history is exhilarating. . . . The Aviator’s Wife soars. . . . Anne Morrow Lindbergh narrates the story of the Lindberghs’ troubled marriage in all its triumph and tragedy."

USA Today

"Remarkable . . . The Aviator’s Wife succeeds [in] putting the reader inside Anne Lindbergh’s life with her famous husband."

The Denver Post

"[This novel] will fascinate history buffs and surprise those who know of her only as ‘the aviator’s wife.’ "


"It’s hard to quit reading this intimate historical fiction."

The Dallas Morning News

"Fictional biography at its finest"

Booklist (starred review)

"Utterly unforgettable."

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"An intimate examination of the life and emotional mettle of Anne Morrow."

The Washington Post

"A story of both triumph and pain that will take your breath away."

— Kate Alcott, author of The Dressmaker

"Melanie Benjamin inhabits Anne Morrow Lindbergh completely, freeing her from the shadows of her husband’s stratospheric fame."

— Isabel Wolff, author of A Vintage Affair