Airframe: A Novel

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Three passengers are dead. Fifty-six are injured. The interior cabin virtually destroyed. But the pilot manages to land the plane. . . . At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, a lethal midair disaster aboard a commercial twin-jet airliner bound from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation. AIRFRAME is nonstop reading: the extraordinary mixture of super suspense and authentic information on a subject of compelling interest that has been a Crichton landmark since The Andromeda Strain.
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ISBN:
9780345402875
9780679446484
9780375412219
9781415951118
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.8, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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display_description #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up.

"The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop."—People

Three passengers are dead. Fifty-six are injured. The interior cabin is virtually destroyed. But the pilot manages to land the plane.
At a moment when the issue of safety and death in the skies is paramount in the public mind, a lethal midair disaster aboard a commercial twin-jet airliner flying from Hong Kong to Denver triggers a pressured and frantic investigation.
Airframe is nonstop reading, full of the extraordinary mixture of super suspense and authentic information on a subject of compelling interest that are the hallmarks of Michael Crichton.

"A one-sitting read that will cause a lifetime of white-knuckled nightmares."—The Philaelphia Inquirer

"The ultimate thriller . . . [Crichton's] stories are always page-turners of the highest order. . . . [Airframe] moves like a firehouse dog chasing a red truck."—The Denver Post

"Dramatically vivid."—The New York Times
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subject_facet Adventure stories, American, Aircraft accidents -- Investigation -- Fiction
title_display Airframe
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