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By Arthur Hailey

ISBN-10: 1480489964

ISBN-13: 9781480489967

Arthur Hailey’s blockbuster no 1 ny occasions bestseller, which used to be made right into a hit movie, takes readers backstage of an airport and into the cockpit of a passenger jet in the course of a time of obstacle

As a raging snowstorm wreaks havoc at Lincoln overseas Airport open air Chicago, airport and airline body of workers attempt to take care of this unstoppable strength of nature that's endangering millions of lives. And within the air, a lone airplane struggles to arrive its vacation spot. Over the process seven pulse-pounding hours, a annoying human drama performs out as a super airport supervisor, an boastful pilot, a difficult upkeep guy, and a stunning stewardess attempt to ward off disaster.

Featuring a various forged of bright characters, Airport is either a pragmatic depiction of the airline and a unique of nail-biting suspense.

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She asked you a question,” he said. ” “She’d better be,” Chris told him. Adam had regained his poise by now. He smiled thinly at Chris. ” he said. Chris was silent. ” asked Adam.

I’ll empty it,” he said. Helen nodded once and went into the house. Chris watched her until she’d closed the door behind herself. As he started for the garage, he glanced at Grace and Jack’s house. What if they had come home, he thought. He swallowed nervously as he opened and shut the side garage door and edged past the bumper of the Ford, heading for the laundry tub. He hadn’t felt this for years: this guilty apprehension of the criminal. The thought sent such a wave of sickened revelation through him that he almost cried aloud.

Not only had the sonata record been in stock, there had been three di erent ones to choose from. Moreover, Chris had initiated a practice which, only later, other record stores began to utilize—that of o ering unplayed records to customers. U ntil that time, Helen had always found what she was looking for on the shelves—the records, unsheathed, inserted directly into their cardboard jackets. Chris had taken the records out of the jackets and placed them alphabetically behind the counter in plastic envelopes.

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