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In 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War and never returned. Obsessed with Sam's fate, Janey has tracked down Irene Lindquist, the owner of a local island-hopping airline, whom she believes might actually be the legendary Irene Foster, Mallory's onetime student and flying partner. Foster's disappearance during a round-the-world flight in 1937 remains one of the world's greatest unsolved mysteries. At first, the flinty Mrs. Lindquist denies any connection to Foster. But Janey informs her that the wreck of Sam Mallory's airplane has recently been discovered in a Spanish desert, and piece by piece, the details of Foster's extraordinary life emerge: from the beginnings of her flying career in Southern California, to her complicated, passionate relationship with Mallory, to the collapse of her marriage to her aggressive career manager, the publishing scion George Morrow. As Irene spins her tale to its searing conclusion, Janey's past gathers its own power. The duel between the two women takes a heartstopping turn. To whom does Mallory rightfully belong? Can we ever come to terms with the loss of those we love, and the lives we might have lived? -- from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Athena Public Library FIC WIL (Text) 37813000180854 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/18/2020 Available -
Gilliam County Library F WILL (Text) 37823000183022 New Book Branch_Only_2months 05/10/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library Romance WILL (Text) 37838000635078 Romance Book Branch_Only_3months 07/21/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library FIC WILLIAMS (Text) 33892100695791 Adult Fiction Book None 07/17/2020 Available -
Nyssa Public Library F WIL (Text) 36660000538784 Adult Fiction New/High Demand Branch_Only_3months 07/01/2021 Available -
OTLD Irrigon Branch F WIL (Text) 37818000373862 Adult Fiction Book None 07/02/2020 Available -
Ontario Community Library WILLIAMS, Beatriz (Text) 33330004575017 Adult Fiction Book None 04/14/2021 Checked out 08/09/2021
Pilot Rock Public Library McN F WIL (Text) 37868000144953 McNaughton Collection Book Branch_Only_3months 08/21/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library WILLI (Text) 33892006603436 FICTION New/High Demand None 07/02/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062834782
  • Physical Description: 384 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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In 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War and never returned. Obsessed with Sam's fate, Janey has tracked down Irene Lindquist, the owner of a local island-hopping airline, whom she believes might actually be the legendary Irene Foster, Mallory's onetime student and flying partner. Foster's disappearance during a round-the-world flight in 1937 remains one of the world's greatest unsolved mysteries. At first, the flinty Mrs. Lindquist denies any connection to Foster. But Janey informs her that the wreck of Sam Mallory's airplane has recently been discovered in a Spanish desert, and piece by piece, the details of Foster's extraordinary life emerge: from the beginnings of her flying career in Southern California, to her complicated, passionate relationship with Mallory, to the collapse of her marriage to her aggressive career manager, the publishing scion George Morrow. As Irene spins her tale to its searing conclusion, Janey's past gathers its own power. The duel between the two women takes a heartstopping turn. To whom does Mallory rightfully belong? Can we ever come to terms with the loss of those we love, and the lives we might have lived? -- from book jacket.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Women photographers > Fiction.
War correspondents > Fiction.
Women air pilots > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Novels.

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