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Read online In-Flight Entertainment.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC In-Flight Entertainment Short stories of lives in transition fear of death commitment and environmental threats Alan upgraded to a first class airline seat overhears a trapped squirrel tale A boy contemplates a parallel life Newly deaf Patrick re examines his life with a supernatural hearing aid Two old friends waiting to heckle look back at lives with joy and regret by Helen Simpson

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In-Flight Entertainment
Title:In-Flight Entertainment
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ISBN:0224089641
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Number of Pages:144
Category:short-stories, fiction, unfinished, literary-fiction, environment
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