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Under a Wing

A Memoir

Reeve Lindbergh


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The“poignant and superbly written memoir”(Chicago Tribune) of growing up as the daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

Famous family: Reeve Lindbergh was the youngest child in her family. Her parents were so successful at avoiding publicity that it took years before she realized that they were famous.

Personal anecdotes: Reeve writes about events that weren’t known to the public. This is the story of what it was like to be a part of that extraordinary family.

Beautiful, touching writing: Reviewers nationwide praised the quality of writing in Reeve Lindbergh’s memoir when it was first published ten years ago.

Praise For Under a Wing: A Memoir

"A wonderful family memoir." -- Geoffrey C. Ward, The New York Times Book Review

"A poignant and superbly written memoir...A story of fascinating contradictions." -- James Tobin, Chicago Tribune

"Touching...[an] often wry and compelling mosaic of life with father." -- T. H. Watkins, The Washington Post Book World

"Marvelous, moving...An insider's look at the Lindberghs' private lives...this is a daughter's-eye view: gentle, candid and illustrated with intimate everyday details." -- Susan Cheever, USA Today

Simon & Schuster, 9781439148839, 224pp.

Publication Date: May 5, 2009

About the Author

Reeve Lindbergh is the author of several books for adults and children. They include the memoir of her childhood and youth, Under a WingNo More Words, a description of the last years of her mother, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Forward From Here, a memoir about entering her sixties. She lives with her husband, Nat Tripp, and several animals on a farm in northern Vermont.