By Arthur Hailey
Arthur Hailey’s blockbuster no 1 manhattan occasions bestseller, which was once 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 trouble
As a raging snow fall wreaks havoc at Lincoln foreign Airport open air Chicago, airport and airline body of workers attempt to do something about this unstoppable strength of nature that's endangering hundreds of thousands of lives. And within the air, a lone aircraft struggles to arrive its vacation spot. Over the process seven pulse-pounding hours, a demanding human drama performs out as an excellent airport supervisor, an boastful pilot, a difficult upkeep guy, and a stunning stewardess attempt to stay clear of disaster.
Featuring a various solid of vivid characters, Airport is either a pragmatic depiction of the airline and a unique of nail-biting suspense.
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