The Pilot's Wife
A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plan flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a maelstrom of... show more
A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plan flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a maelstrom of publicity fueled by rumors that Jack led a secret life, Kathryn sets out to learn who her husband really was, whatever that knowledge might cost. Her search propels this taut, impassioned novel as it movingly explores the question, How well can we ever really know another person?
Publish date: March 30th 1999
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
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Slightly trashy but enjoyable chick lit. Fairly unbelievable ending. But it got me through a night of back pain and for that I am grateful.
This was the first Anita Shreve book I read. I loved that in the end I didn't see it coming. Surprised the heck out of me. I was a fan from this point forward.I also liked the fact that the house was one of the characters and continues to be in several of her other books. The history of the hous...
So now this is my second paper book and I will be running screaming back to my kindle for The Art of Racing in the Rain. I realize that the correlation is completely spurious, but I'm willing to operate on the assumption at the moment that even though I've heard buzz about a book if they haven't bo...
Jack, a pilot, is flying a plane when it explodes. His widow tries to figure out what happened on the plane and uncovers something about her husband of sixteen years she did not know about.
Would have loved this book!...If I were fond of knitting and flower arranging clubs as well, that is. A quick and predictable read. Very mediocre.