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Fate is the hunter  Cover Image Book Book

Fate is the hunter

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  • ISBN: 9780671636036
  • ISBN: 0671636030
  • Physical Description: xviii, 390 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: 1st Touchstone ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1986.

Contents / Notes

General Note: "A Touchstone book."
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The Tip of the Arrow: An Undesired Rendezvous in the Night -- The Innocents: And of the Facts of Aerial Life -- A Novitiate: Tangled and Stumbling in the Robes of His Order -- Humility Learned: In Which a Master is Tolerant -- A Captain: At Work -- The Seasoning: Where the Mind is Honed and Sweat Is Found to Mix with Ice -- Of Numbers: And Their Power to Reduce the Presumptuous Quickly -- Gypsies: Doubtful of Station and Intentions -- Rule Books Are Paper: They Will Not Cushion a Sudden Meeting of Stone and Metal -- Valhalla: The Tortuous Route Thereto -- A Lonely, Unloved Ship: Finding Hazard the More Bitter When Matched with Trifles -- The Numbers: In a Wicked, Vengeful Mood -- Cold: Exhausting, Unrelenting, Murderous Cold -- Heat: In Most Men There Lurks a Lesser Man, and His Presence Smells in the Sun -- Fortune: Where is the Man Who Survives Without... -- A Hole: So Small, But of Exquisite Design -- A Pretender: How one Fine Man is Ill-Used By Fate and Another Dares Deceive It -- A Certain Embarrassment: ... The Urge to Shift Blame Becomes Even Uglier When the Accused Has Left the Feast -- Tragedy and Escape: There is a Degree of Mercy Beyond Which Any Man is Rude to Inquire.
Summary, etc.: A biography detailing the experiences of the American novelist, including his time as an air pilot in World War II.
Subject: Gann, Ernest Kellogg 1910-1991
Novelists, American 20th century Biography
Air pilots United States Biography
World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, American
Gann, Ernest Kellogg 1910-1991
World War (1939-1945)
Air pilots
Novelists, American
United States
Genre: Biographies.
Personal narratives -- American.
Biography.
Biographies.
Nonfiction.
Autobiographies.

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Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
921 GANN
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31022009372100 ADULT Checked out
Southwest Georgia Regional Library System:
      Decatur County Public Library
B GAN 1986
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