Book Reviews of Due Preparations for the Plague: A Novel

Due Preparations for the Plague: A Novel
Due Preparations for the Plague A Novel
Author: Janette Turner Hospital
ISBN-13: 9780393057645
ISBN-10: 039305764X
Publication Date: 7/21/2003
Pages: 320
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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intriguing
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[from the back cover] Lowell, a single father, is haunted by the memory of a hijacked transatlantic flight on which his mother was killed when he was a teenager. Samantha, one of the children released from the plane before the hostages were killed, tries to pull Lowell into her obsessive search for the truth abouth Air France 64. ...is a tightly woven web of familial and national histories, of sexual and political passions and complicities in the age of terrorism.
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Once again, Ms. Hospital delivers a dark, thriller full of memorable characters. Her stories ring as true as the headlines. They are fleshed out without being leaden with too much detail to slow the pacing. Quite a balanacing act for tight rope suspense.