Headwind

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Penguin, Apr 2, 2001 - Fiction - 448 pages
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In the skies above Europe, a Boeing 737 jets toward an unknown destination. On board is John Harris—a fugitive from justice. Charged by an international accord of ordering the torture of hundreds of innocent people, he is the most wanted man in the world.
 
He is the former President of the United States. 
 
The pilot, Captain Craig Dayton, realizes that a silent conspiracy against John Harris is taking shape, and that every moment the plane spends on the ground makes a target for his enemies—who have already condemned him for his crimes. Now, as both sides wage a war of words in the most powerful courts in the world, the only safe haven left is in the air...
 

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Retired Air Force pilot Nance shows the same skill at guiding a thriller through white-knuckle weather as he did as a civilian landing a 737.The titles of Nance's fiction (Blackout (2000), etc.) are ... Read full review

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User Review  - sgillette - LibraryThing

I enjoy Nance's books, but this one has been my least favorite. It combines his knowledge of aviation and the legal system. The international law portions of this book were not my cup of tea. Read full review

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NINETEEN
TWENTYONE
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TWENTYSEVEN
TWENTYNINE
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John J. Nance, aviation analyst for ABC News and a familiar face on Good Morning America, is the author of several bestselling novels including Fire Flight, Skyhook, Turbulence, and Orbit. Two of his novels, Pandora's Clock and Medusa's Child, have been made into highly successful television miniseries. A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, Nance is a decorated pilot veteran of Vietnam and Operations Desert Storm/Desert Shield. He lives in Washington State.

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