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Orbit
Orbit
Author: John J. Nance
In this "heart-pounding" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) aviation thriller, New York Times bestselling author John J. Nance ventures forward to 2009, taking readers on a riveting journey of life or death. — His once-in-a-lifetime chance... — Disillusioned with his life, when Kip Dawson wins a passenger seat on one of American Space Adventure's commer...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743476621
ISBN-10: 074347662X
Publication Date: 3/27/2007
Pages: 416
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 31 ratings
Publisher: Pocket Star
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I really enjoyed this book and the way it featured an ordinary citizen being able to inspire so many others all across the world.
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A layman wins a trip on a sub-orbital civilian flight that turns out to be a very exciting and unexpected ride. Holds your interest very tightly
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Imagine you are a civilian orbiting the earth in a space ship, and a miniscule particle pierces the hull and kills your pilot. There you are...all alone...no radio, but you do have a laptop computer. You decide to write your memoir as you wait for air to run out, and as you are writing down your memories, they are being transmitted to earth.
A little too much on the technical side for me, I would have liked more about Kip's life and how people in his past felt about reading about themselves; but it was a nice read.


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