The Secrets of Flight

The Secrets of Flight

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"Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding from her Jewish heritage. Now eighty-seven years old and a widow, she is haunted by a lifetime of secrets and fading memories of the family she left behind. Her one outlet is the writing group she's presided over for a decade, but when a new member walks in--a fifteen year old girl who reminds her so much of her beloved sister Sarah--Mary is certain fate delivered Elyse Strickler to her for a reason. She hires the serious-eyed teenager to type up her story of a daring female pilot during WWII who gambled everything for her dreams--and both their lives take flight in unexpected ways. At times laugh-out-loud funny and at others heart-wrenching, this is a story of identity, betrayal, love, hope, and forgiveness."
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780062427922
006242792X
Branch Call Number: FICTION LEFFL...M
Characteristics: 344, 9 pages ; 21 cm
Notes: "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..." -- Cover

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AL_LESLEY Nov 16, 2016

A sweet and well crafted historical fiction novel. I enjoyed all the different view points and watching everything come together.

AL_JILLA Aug 09, 2016

I really enjoyed this book! Mary's backstory was interesting and her relationship with Elyse is wonderful. Fans of historical fiction will like reading this one.

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