shop by
Category
items
0 

Hwelte: The Soviet Sst (Paperback)

Author: McShane, Roy

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

In Roy McShanes third installment of his HWELTE trilogy, it is 1979 and his protagonist, quarter-Navajo Chuck Hewitt, is a 59-year-old captain flying for TWA, whos currently on loan to SAUDIA (Saudi Arabian Airlines) to evaluate the Russian TU-144D Supersonic Transport at the Paris Air Show. He spots a Soviet demonstration-pilot climbing out of a MiG-25 fighter, discovering the pilot is a beautiful 26-year-old woman who uncannily resembles his old flame from World War II: a female Russian fighter pilot who saved his life at Stalingrad The next day Chuck begins the flight evaluation of the Soviet SST from Paris to Cairo, under the supervision of an Aeroflot crew, when the Russian first officer arrives to assist Chuck, and he finds himself face-to-face with the same female MiG-25 pilot he saw yesterday Up close shes even more like the woman pilot he fell in love with at Stalingrad so long ago. Chuck doesnt realize that hes meeting his Russian daughter for the very first time Pulse-pounding aerial combat sequences.sharply contrasting with a sensitive, moving love story. The San Francisco Times McShanes powerful writing explores the savage face of war with taught, chilling realism, while concurrently describing a remarkable story of love, loss and rediscovery.brilliant storytelling. Miami Today Once you start this book, plan on some late nights, its that hard to put down.spellbinding. The Village Voice HWELTE (whell-tay) n Navajo: meaning fortress or place of refuge. Authors Website: www.hwelte.com *Author: McShane, Roy *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 404 *Publication Date: 2006/07/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 9.00 x 6.00 x 0.90 inches

Specifications

Publisher iUniverse
Mfg Part# 9780595404650
SKU 202908914
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0595404650
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0404
Publisher iUniverse
loading
$26.51 + $2.75 shipping
Rakuten Super Points Earn 27 ($0.27) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Get this item for
(price with shipping)
(redeem points)
Format: Paperback
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  UnbeatableSale
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; Rakuten.com meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
ADVERTISEMENT
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT