The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles A. Lindbergh
Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again... " Lindbergh captured the world's attention - and changed the course of history - when he completed his famous nonstop flight from New York to Paris in 1927. In this story Lindbergh takes the reader on an extraordinary journey, bringing to life the thrill and peril of trans-Atlantic travel in a single-engine plane. Eloquently told and sweeping in its scope, Lindbergh's account is an epic adventure tale for all time.