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Ernest K. Gann

Fate Is the Hunter

€ 18.95

A biography detailing the experiences of the American novelist, including his time as an air pilot in World War II


Taal / Language : English

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CONTENTS

PREFACE

PROLOGUE

THE TIP OF THE ARROW
AN UNDESIRED RENDEZVOUS IN THE NIGHT

I THE INNOCENTS
AND OF THE FACTS OF AERIAL LIFE

II A NOVITIATE
TANGLED AND STUMBLING IN THE ROBES OF HIS ORDER

III HUMILITY LEARNED
IN WHICH A MASTER IS TOLERANT

IV A CAPTAIN
AT WORK

V THE SEASONING
WHERE THE MIND IS HONED AND SWEAT IS FOUND TO MIX WITH ICE

VI OF NUMBERS
AND THEIR POWER TO REDUCE THE PRESUMPTUOUS QUICKLY

VII GYPSIES
DOUBTFUL OF STATION AND INTENTIONS

VIII RULE BOOKS ARE PAPER
THEY WILL NOT CUSHION A SUDDEN MEETING OF STONE AND METAL

IX VALHALLA
THE TORTUOUS ROUTE THERETO

X A LONELY, UNLOVED SHIP
FINDING HAZARD THE MORE BITTER WHEN MATCHED WITH TRIFLES

XI THE NUMBERS
IN A WICKED, VENGEFUL MOOD

XII COLD
EXHAUSTING, UNRELENTING, MURDEROUS COLD

XIII HEAT
IN MOST MEN THERE LURKS A LESSER MAN, AND HIS PRESENCE SMELLS IN THE SUN

XIV FORTUNE
WHERE IS THE MAN WHO SURVIVES WITHOUT

XV A HOLE
SO SMALL, BUT OF EXQUISITE DESIGN

XVI A PRETENDER
HOW ONE FINE MAN IS ILL-USED BY FATE AND ANOTHER DARES DECEIVE IT

XVII A CERTAIN EMBARRASSMENT
THE URGE TO SHIFT BLAME BECOMES EVEN UGLIER WHEN THE ACCUSED HAS LEFT THE FEAST

XVIII TRAGEDY AND ESCAPE
THERE IS A DEGREE OF MERCY BEYOND WHICH ANY MAN IS RUDE TO INQUIRE

EPILOGUE

NOTES
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Paperback / softback
390 pagina's
Januari 1986
439 gram
234 x 158 x 32 mm
SIMON & SCHUSTER us

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