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Airport (edition 1968)
Airport by Arthur Hailey
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425176088, Mass Market Paperback)When a terrifying crisis erupts--stranding a snowbound airport in a blizzard of pressure, passion and peril--the key to life and death rests in the hands of one of four people: a tough troubleshooter, an arrogant pilot, a beautiful stewardess, or a brilliant airport manager. Repackaged for a new generation of readers, this bestseller features a new Foreword by the author.
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Arthur Hailey's blockbuster #1 New York Times bestseller, which was made into a hit film, takes readers behind the scenes of an airport and into the cockpit of a passenger jet during a time of crisis As a raging blizzard wreaks havoc at Lincoln International Airport outside Chicago, airport and airline personnel try to cope with this unstoppable force of nature that is endangering thousands of lives. And in the air, a lone plane struggles to reach its destination. Over the course of seven pulse-pounding hours, a tense human drama plays out as a brilliant airport manager, an arrogant pilot, a tough maintenance man, and a beautiful stewardess strive to avert disaster. Featuring a diverse cast of vibrant characters, Airport is both a realistic depiction of the airline industry and a novel of nail-biting suspense. This ebook includes a foreword by the author.
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