Airport Themes & Social Concerns

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Airport Summary & Study Guide Description

Airport Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

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Like all of Hailey's novels, Airport centers on a major modern institution that touches on everyone's life but about which the ordinary person knows very little. Here, the author draws on his extensive preparatory research to provide a wealth of clearlypresented and accurately-detailed information about most aspects of airport procedures and the handling of planes.

The result is that after completing the book even the most demanding reader feels satisfied about having been given an exhaustive and reliable "behind-thescenes" look at the workings of a large modern airport. The narrative also features a number of stories about the personal and professional lives of a variety of characters who in one way or another are related to the institution under examination. These plots and subplots arouse uncomplicated feelings of sympathy or condemnation in the reader and, along with this emotional appeal, provide suspense. Finally, the novel touches on...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Airport from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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