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Turbulence

Author: David Szalay
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Center Point Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"A woman strikes up a conversation with the man sitting next to her on a plane after some turbulence. He returns home to tragic news that has also impacted another stranger, a shaken pilot on his way to another continent who seeks comfort from a journalist he meets that night. Her life shifts subtly as well, before she heads to the airport on an assignment that will shift more lives in turn. In this wondrous,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Novels
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Szalay
ISBN: 9781643583532 1643583530
OCLC Number: 1108148035
Description: 127 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David Szalay.

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"A woman strikes up a conversation with the man sitting next to her on a plane after some turbulence. He returns home to tragic news that has also impacted another stranger, a shaken pilot on his way to another continent who seeks comfort from a journalist he meets that night. Her life shifts subtly as well, before she heads to the airport on an assignment that will shift more lives in turn. In this wondrous, profoundly moving novel, Szalay's diverse protagonists circumnavigate the planet in twelve flights, from London to Madrid, from Dakar to Sao Paulo, to Toronto, to Delhi, to Doha, en route to see lovers or estranged siblings, aging parents, baby grandchildren, or nobody at all. Along the way, they experience the full range of human emotions from loneliness to love and, knowingly or otherwise, change each other in one brief, electrifying interaction after the next." --

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