Airframe: A Novel

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Ballantine Books, 2011 - Fiction - 448 pages
From the author of "Jurassic Park, Timeline, "and" Sphere" comes this extraordinary thriller about airline safety, business intrigue, and a deadly cover-up.
#1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER
"The pacing is fast, the suspense nonstop."--"People"
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 in which the greatest casualty may be the truth.
"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"
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"Dramatically vivid."--"The New York Times"
 

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An airplane flying from Hong Kong to Denver suddenly starts to porpoise through he sky killing three passengers and injuring many more. Immediately the company that made the plane starts to ... Read full review

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The plot follows Casey Singleton, a quality assurance vice-president at the fictional aerospace manufacturer Norton Aircraft, as she investigates an in-flight accident aboard a Norton-manufactured ... Read full review

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Michael Crichton was born in Chicago, in 1942. His novels include The Andromeda Strain, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, and The Lost World. He is also the creator of the television series ER.

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