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In the Blue Light of African Dreams

Watkins, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0395551366 / ISBN 13: 9780395551363
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: In the Blue Light of African Dreams

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Shot down over Europe in 1918, decorated American pilot Charlie Halifax believes his luck has finally abandoned him. Disfigured and demoralized, he deserts from France's famed Lafayette Escadrille, only to be captured, convicted, and sentenced to twenty years in the Foreigh Legion. He serves in Africa, where, along with a motley group of convicts and outcasts, Halifax is forced to fly illegal arms shipments to the very tribesmen they have been sent to fight. But a dream keeps Halifax alive even as his companions fall to harm or misery-the relentless determination to become the first pilot to fly nonstop from Paris to New York.

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Paul Watkins is the author of seven books, including Night Over Day Over Night, Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn, Archangel, and The Story of My Disappearance. He lives with his family in Princeton, New Jersey.

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