Mayday man a novel of nuclear peril by William Beecher

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Published by Brassey"s (US) in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Nuclear warfare -- Fiction.

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StatementWilliam Beecher.
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E327 M3 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2203462M
ISBN 100080367291
LC Control Number89025262

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While they feet in the air, a terrible accident occurs. This is an excellent airline disaster story. It was well worth reading a second time/5(). The first time I borrowed the audio book from my library and was so caught up in the story I couldn't put the book aside.

I purchased an audio book copy for myself at my first opportunity. I've had my copy since Nelson DeMille is a favorite author of mine and he co-authored the book with a boyhood friend who is a pilot.4/5.

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