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Airframe - Michael Crichton
Airframe
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3.23 330
A pilot calls into the control tower to reqest an emergency landing. Following a mystery incident, the plane's cabin is virtually destroyed, ninety-four passengers are injured and three are dead. Investigating this fatal accident for the airline, Casey Singleton must find out the truth before the... show more
A pilot calls into the control tower to reqest an emergency landing. Following a mystery incident, the plane's cabin is virtually destroyed, ninety-four passengers are injured and three are dead. Investigating this fatal accident for the airline, Casey Singleton must find out the truth before the multi-million dollar business goes bust in the face of a huge meda backlash. Further lives are at stake and it seems everyone is against her - even her own colleagues - and everyone has something to hide. Airframe is a fast-paced, adrenaline-fuelled thriller from the master of high-concept storytelling.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099556312 (0099556316)
Publisher: Arrow Books
Pages no: 431
Edition language: English
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ezuk
ezuk rated it
3.0 Airframe
Pretty light and fluffy. Airplane reading, quite literally. Crichton does delve pretty deep into aviation jargon, so the start of the book is satisfyingly crunchy and technical. But the characters come off too flat -- there's almost something pedagogical about it. I felt as though Crichton was tryin...
knittingnut
knittingnut rated it
4.0 Airframe
Just who do you trust to tell the truth?
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
3.0 Airframe
It's been a while, but I remember this being VERY different from his other books. Even more technical than usual. Interesting, but a slow read.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0 Airframe
This is an unabridged version, running for 11.3 hours.Blurb - The twin jet plane en route to Denver from Hong Kong is merely a green radar blip half an hour off the California coast when the call comes through to air traffic control:'Socal Approach, this is TransPacific 545. We have an emergency.' T...
Seitenrascheln
Seitenrascheln rated it
2.0
Der Flug 545 von Honkong nach Denver gerät plötzlich in heftige Turbulenzen und muss in Los Angeles notlanden. Viele Passagiere sind verletzt, drei Passagiere sind tot und Casey Singleton, die Chefin der Fertigungskontrolle, hat nun die Aufgabe, aufzuklären, was genau auf diesem Flug geschah.Doch da...
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