The Last Pilot

A Novel
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Author(s): Benjamin Johncock
Original Publish Date: Jul 07, 2015
Product Number: EB00528253
Released: Jul 07, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250066657
Publisher: Picador
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Winner of the Author's Club Best First Novel Award A Finalist for the East Anglian Book Award for Fiction One of The Guardian's Favorite Reads of the Year (Chosen by Jenny Rohn) "The Last Pilot made me cry and brought back all my old Right Stuff feels. A brilliant debut. I loved it."-Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk Jim Harrison is a test pilot in the United States Air Force, one of the exalted few. He spends his days cheating death in the skies above the Mojave Desert and his nights at his friend Pancho's bar, often with his wife, Grace. She and Harrison are secretly desperate for a child, and when, unexpectedly, Grace learns that she is pregnant, the two are overjoyed. America becomes swept up in the fervor of the Space Race, while Harrison turns his attention home to welcome his daughter, Florence, into the world. But as he and Grace confront thrills and challenges of parenthood, they are met with sudden tragedy. The aftermath will haunt the Harrisons and strain their marriage, as Jim struggles to make life-and-death decisions under circumstances that are altogether new. Set against the backdrop of one of the most emotionally charged periods in American history, The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock is the mesmerizing story of a couple's crisis of faith-in themselves, and in each another-and the limits they test to rediscover it.

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Author(s): Benjamin Johncock
Narrator(s): Donald Corren
Product Number DD15614
Released: Jul 07, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504606127
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Author(s): Benjamin Johncock
Narrator(s): Donald Corren
Product Number Z100091801
Released: Jul 07, 2015
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ISBN: #9781504606066

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