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Flights of passage

Author: Samuel Lynn Hynes
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, [1989], ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflections of a World War II Aviator.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Samuel Lynn Hynes; Samuel Hynes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Lynn Hynes
ISBN: 0671674102 9780671674106
OCLC Number: 19743422
Description: x, 276 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Samuel Hynes.

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In a powerful memoir of World War II, a professor of literature at Princeton University writes of the wonders of flying--of the special harmony between man and machine--and evokes the madness of war,  Read more...

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"The New Yorker" Mr. Hynes is a skillful, often funny writer; he has found in this book's recital of the particulars of one boy's experience something of relevance to our understanding of men at war.

 
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