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The map of my dead pilots : the dangerous game of flying in Alaska

Author: Colleen Catherine Mondor
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the history of Alaskan aviation, discussing small plane piloting in the wildest territory of the United States.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen Catherine Mondor
ISBN: 9780762773619 0762773618
OCLC Number: 711046041
Description: xii, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The truth about flying --
The question of why --
On the ramp --
Onto the ice --
Flying cloud --
The dead body contract --
Finding the walls of a box canyon --
On the other side of the mountains --
Mercy flight --
Dropping through a hole in the sky --
With Saint-Ex in South America --
The good pilot --
The worst cargo in the world --
The map of my dead pilots --
Getting lost --
What happened to Bryce Donovan --
Looking for Ben Eielson --
One hundred crash stories --
Our missing aviator --
Sam's story --
Reckoning.
Responsibility: Colleen Mondor.

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Northern Exposure meets Air America in this expose of the daily life and death insanity of commercial flying in Alaska.  Read more...

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