The Art of Uncontrolled Flight: A Novel by Kim PondersThe Art of Uncontrolled Flight: A Novel by Kim Ponders

The Art of Uncontrolled Flight: A Novel

byKim Ponders

Paperback | May 22, 2007

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Annie Shaw was captivated as a child by her father's elusive presence and his love of flying. After tragically losing her mother, Annie follows her father into the Air Force and becomes one of the first women to fly in combat during the Gulf War. But life in the Air Force is not as glamorous as she imagined. Copilot, wife, and lover, Annie struggles to hold her separate lives together until the war itself intervenes. This smart, tightly drawn work, based on the author's life, masterfully illustrates the great pleasures and tragedy that result from war.

Kim Ponders grew up near Boston and graduated from Syracuse University. In 1991 she flew with Desert Storm as one of the first American women ever in combat. Her experiences formed the basis of her first novel, The Art of Uncontrolled Flight. Now a speechwriter for the Commander, Air Force Reserve, she lives with her husband and sons i...
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Title:The Art of Uncontrolled Flight: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:May 22, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060786094

ISBN - 13:9780060786090

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