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The Last Pilot Audiobook

The Last Pilot

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The Last Pilot begins in the bone-dry Mojave Desert during the late 1940s, where US Air Force test pilots are racing to break the sound barrier. Among the exalted few is Jim Harrison: dedicated to his wife, Grace, and their baby daughter.

By the 1960s, the space race is underway, and Harrison and his colleagues are offered a place in history as the world's first astronauts. Jim is faced with the decision of whether to accept his ticket to the moon and at what cost.

©2015 Benjamin Johncock (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc

What the Critics Say

"By far the best debut novel I've read in years - it reads like the reclusive disciple of Cormac McCarthy and St-Exupery." (Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat)

"An impressive debut.... A marvellous, emotionally powerful novel." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Paul Chester 15/05/2016
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    "Melancholy and meditative"

    An enjoyable story, well-narrated. Not what I expected - more about relationships than technical 'spacey' stuff, but enjoyable nonetheless. A good period feel to the story, the overall atmosphere is melancholy and meditative. Recommended.

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