AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Eric Stoltz

Biography & Memoir • 6 hrs. • Abridged • © 1998

In a century of obsession with celebrities, aviator Charles Lindbergh was one of the first to be mercilessly dogged by the media and the public. A. Scott Berg's sym-pathetic biography is marvelously written, having benefited from access to Lindbergh's papers and surviving family. Eric Stoltz seems an unlikely reader for this title, but he performs well, with a straight-up reading that doesn't attempt to mimic voices and accents. The abridgment (perhaps a third of the 600-page book) does leave several gaps and loose ends; most notable is the lack of any space given to the conspiracy theories that surround the murder of Lindbergh's baby son in 1932. What remains, however, is a compelling portrait of a complex and often misunderstood man. D.B. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 99]

Retail pak • Random House Audio • 1998

CS ISBN 0376404945 $25.95 • Four cassettes

Advertisement Advertisement


Retail pak • Random House Audio • 1998

CS ISBN 0376404945 $25.95 • Four cassettes

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×