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Flight of Dreams On The Evening Of May 3rd, 1937, Ninety Seven People Board The Hindenburg For Its Final, Doomed Flight To Lakehurst, New Jersey Among Them Are A Frightened Stewardess Who Is Not What She Seems The Steadfast Navigator Determined To Win Her Heart A Naive Cabin Boy Eager To Earn A Permanent Spot On The World S Largest Airship An Impetuous Journalist Who Has Been Blacklisted In Her Native Germany And An Enigmatic American Businessman With A Score To Settle Over The Course Of Three Hazy, Champagne Soaked Days Their Lies, Fears, Agendas, And Hopes For The Future Are Revealed Flight Of Dreams Is A Fiercely Intimate Portrait Of The Real People On Board The Last Flight Of The Hindenburg Behind Them Is The Gathering Storm In Europe And Before Them Is Looming Disaster But For The Moment They Float Over The Atlantic, Unaware Of The Inexorable, Tragic Fate That Awaits Them.Brilliantly Exploring One Of The Most Enduring Mysteries Of The Twentieth Century, Flight Of Dreams Is That Rare Novel With Spellbinding Plotting That Keeps You Guessing Till The Last Page And Breathtaking Emotional Intensity That Stays With You Long After From The Hardcover Edition.


10 thoughts on “Flight of Dreams

  1. says:

    When reading historical fiction , it s easy for the reader to feel like we have a heads up on the characters since we know what s going to happen and in this case we knew what but really never knew what actually caused the explosion of the Hindenburg Ariel Lawhon has cleverly provided a fictional account of one possible scenario ...


  2. says:

    Awesome blimp blitz suspensebut NO WAY.did it happen as Lawhon imagined but GREAT NOVEL The real YouTube footage is unreal it s hard to believe anyone survived it


  3. says:

    Like most people I knew that the Hindenburg was a gigantic blimp that exploded, but past that I knew nothing The challenge authors face when writing about actual historical events is that most readers know how it will end the challenge lies in putting the pieces together in a way that puts the reader there in the midst of the event Lawhon has created a wonderfully creati...


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    It was considered the flight of dreams the Hindenburg thought to be the cream of Nazi Germanys zeppelin fleet Yet it ended in disaster The reason for the explosion has never actually been found and this story imagines the scenarios by which this could have happened.Starts out slowly as we learn the names and jobs of various crew members and passengers The names used are the actual names that were on the Hindenburg and some of the conversations were taken from official records and other source It was considered the flight of dreams the Hindenburg thought to be the cream of Nazi Germanys zeppelin fleet Yet it ended in disaster The reason for the explosion has never actually been found and this story imagines the scenarios by which this could have happened.Starts out slowly as we learn the names and jobs of various crew members and passengers The names used are the actual names that were on ...


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    FLIGHT OF DREAMS is a work of historical fiction that gives the reader a feel of what it might have been like to travel aboard the Hindenburg in 1937 Imagine a Zeppelin over 16 stories high and 800 feet long powered by hydrogen, an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas that when mixed with oxygen equals a BIG BOOM Then imagine bomb threats, credible bomb threats that necessitate placing a company military advisor on board Scary stuff.Ariel Lawhon creates a very descriptive group of passengers FLIGHT OF DREAMS is a work of historical fiction that gives the reader a feel of what it might have been like to travel aboard the Hindenburg in 1937 Imagine a Zeppelin over 16 stories high and 800 feet long powered by hydrogen, an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas that when mixed with oxygen equals a BIG BOOM Then imagine bomb threats, credible bomb threats that necessitate placing a company military advisor on board Scary stuff.Ariel Lawhon creates a very descriptive group of passengers, each with a story to tell, suspicious characters floating around with intriguing secrets, and a BIG mystery to solve for the reader of what really happ...


  6. says:

    Well, I don t think I have been so thoroughly educated by a book in a long time I knew absolutely nothing about the Hindenburg disaster before reading this, and now I feel absolutely enlightened, and a little terrified that this could have happened.Based on the actual events of May, 1937 Although worked into a piece of fiction, the Hindenburg makes its final voyage from Germany to the United states We all know the outcome, have seen the pictures of the air ship engulfed in flames, crashing t Well, I don t think I hav...


  7. says:

    It s fire and it crashingThis is the worst of the worst catastrophes in the world Oh, it s crashingoh, four or five hundred feet into the sky, and it s a terrific crash, ladies and gentlemen There s smoke, and there s flames, now, and the frame is crashing to the ground, not quite to the mooring mast Oh, the humanity, and all the passengers screaming around hereI can t talk, ladies and gentlemen Honest, it s just laying there, a mass of smoking wreckage, and everybodyIt s fire and it crashingThis is the worst of the worst catastrophes in the world Oh, it s crashingoh, four or five hundred feet into the sky, an...


  8. says:

    I would rather have tooth pulled out without anesthesia than read book like this one ever again.


  9. says:

    As Emilie Imhof greeted passengers boarding the Hindenburg on May 3rd 1937 she was quietly proud Emilie was the first woman stewardess to work on the famous zeppelins and had been with this one since its inception But although the ensuing three days transatlantic flight to New York would be filled with fun, delicious food and entertainment it would also hold secrets, lies and an undercurrent of evil One person on board had revenge on his mind and was determined the Hindenburg wouldn t make it As Emilie Imhof greeted passengers boarding the Hindenburg on May 3rd 1937 she was quietly proud Emilie was the first woman stewardess to work on the famous zeppelins and had been with this one since its inception But although the ensuing three days transatlantic flight to New York would be filled with fun, delicious food and entertainment it would also hold secrets, lies and an undercurrent of evil One person on board had revenge on his mind and was determined the Hindenburg wouldn t make its return journey under any circumstances.Max the navigator was in love with Emilie she was determined to keep Max at arm s length Which of course wasn t hard as no fraternising between the staff was allowed Werner was only fourteen a cabin boy and happy to have a job because his father was very ill The receipt of his grandfather s pocket watch prior to his departure made him happy and proud Gertrud, a journalist...


  10. says:

    If not for the surprising abundance of expletives uttered by nearly every character, this novel otherwise seemed well written and interestingly composed, with promising intrigue I just grew weary of the unsavory language, and decided 100 pages was enough And I have to wonder, did the vast majority of people in 1938, whether working class or upper echelon, American or German, actually curse that frequently and so unabashedly in publicly Maybe so But it just seemed out of character for the tim If not for the surprising abundance of expletives uttered by nearly every character, this novel otherwise seemed well written and interestingly composed, with promising intrigue I just grew weary of the unsavory languag...


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