Book Club: The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America's most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. When Anne Morrow, a shy college senior, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family, she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Charles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer. The two marry in a headline-making wedding. Anne later becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States, but despite this and other major achievements, she is viewed merely as the aviator's wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace life's infinite possibilities for change and happiness. The Wellness House of Annapolis provides strength and support to those affected by cancer. Services offered include: counselling, support groups, therapeutic art and music, educational seminars, children's programs and much more. Though the generosity of our community, all of our services and programs are offered free of charge. All Services are FREE, open to anyone who has been affected by cancer, and funded by volunteer support and donations. Membership is free and required prior to attending classes and seminars. Please call or visit our website for an application.
Date & Time
- March 20, 2017
- 6:00PM - 7:30PM