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Landing gear

Author: Kate Pullinger
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Touchstone trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Pakistani migrant worker Yacub is desperate to escape the poverty and violence of Karachi. That's how he ends up falling out of the landing gear of an airplane as it makes its way over London. He lands on the rooftop of Harriet's car. His survival is miraculous on a number of levels; not only does he survive the fall but he also effects a profound change in Harriet's family. Explores the intracacies of modern life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Pullinger
ISBN: 9781476753218 1476753210 9781476751375 1476751374
OCLC Number: 1019975253
Description: 286 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kate Pullinger.

Abstract:

Pakistani migrant worker Yacub is desperate to escape the poverty and violence of Karachi. That's how he ends up falling out of the landing gear of an airplane as it makes its way over London. He lands on the rooftop of Harriet's car. His survival is miraculous on a number of levels; not only does he survive the fall but he also effects a profound change in Harriet's family. Explores the intracacies of modern life and the fragile, often unexpected ties that bind us together.

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