Due preparations for the plague

by Janette Turner Hospital

Publisher: W.W. Norton in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Due preparations for the plague | Janette Turner Hospital
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Subjects:

  • Child witnesses -- Fiction.,
  • Victims of terrorism -- Fiction.,
  • Hijacking of aircraft -- Fiction.,
  • Murder victims" families -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementJanette Turner Hospital.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.H674 D84 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 401 p. ;
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3578445M
ISBN 10039305764X
LC Control Number2002156598

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As an adult, Samantha, one of the children set free by the terrorists, has become obsessed with the hijacking. Under the guise of her senior thesis, she pulls 3/5.

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Publisher's Summary This electrifying novel chronicles the lives of two strangers connected by the tragic loss. Due Preparations for the Plague. Lowell tries not to think about the past, about the hijacking that killed his mother. Samantha, on the other hand, cannot let the past go.

As a child she survived the hijacking of Air Franceand as an adult she obsessively digs for answers. Jun 19,  · Due Preparations for The Plague 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings.

More than 1 year ago: A nice plot-filled book for a change, filled with secrets and the CIA and terrorists and the aftermath of a hijacking on the children who were saved while their parents were killed.

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The result is a mesmerizing tale of grief, mystery and revelation.Apr 27,  · Other than Cover A (my favourite), Cover C is the next most fitting reflection of the Due Preparations for the Plague storyline in my opinion. Although not ‘pretty’, the shadow of a plane evokes the terrorist hijacking perfectly.My misfortune a couple of years ago was to have picked up Due Preparations for the Plague shortly after takeoff from Dublin Airport en route to Majorca and its sweltering heat.

I was not prepared. The juncture for publication is one of the strengths of this book. At the same time it worked against the original plot.