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Dear American Airlines

Author: Jonathan Miles; Mark Bramhall; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bennie Ford, a fifty-three-year-old failed poet turned translator, is traveling to his estranged daughter's wedding when his flight is cancelled. Stuck with thousands of fuming passengers in the purgatory of O'Hare airport, he watches the clock tick and realizes that he will miss the ceremony. Frustrated, irate, and helpless, Bennie does the only thing he can: he starts to write a letter. But what begins as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)231745101
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Miles; Mark Bramhall; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433243363 1433243369
OCLC Number: 233971143
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 7:00:57.
Performer(s): Read by Mark Bramhall.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 100826 KB; MP3 file size: 197477 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Jonathan Miles.

Abstract:

Bennie Ford, a fifty-three-year-old failed poet turned translator, is traveling to his estranged daughter's wedding when his flight is cancelled. Stuck with thousands of fuming passengers in the purgatory of O'Hare airport, he watches the clock tick and realizes that he will miss the ceremony. Frustrated, irate, and helpless, Bennie does the only thing he can: he starts to write a letter. But what begins as a hilariously excoriating demand for a refund soon becomes a cris de coeur of a life misspent, talent wasted. Bennie pens his letter in a voice that is a marvel of lacerating wit, heart-on-sleeve emotion, and wide-ranging erudition--all propelled by the fading hope that if he can just make it to the wedding, he has a chance to do something right in his life.

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