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Hwelte: The Soviet Sst (Paperback)

Author: McShane, Roy

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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: *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


Publisher iUniverse
Mfg Part# 9780595404650
SKU 202908914
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0595404650
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0404
Publisher iUniverse
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