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Death and survival concern Gann in all his works, from the near-documentary Island in the Sky (1944) to the nearparable The Aviator (1981), as well as the autobiography and the superb Fate is the Hunter (1961). In The High and the Mighty, Gann explores the ways in which his various types of people face death, ranging from the newly-wed couple, the Bucks, to the disease-ridden Frank Briscoe. As Garfield, the operations manager, observes the disembarking passengers, he...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The High and the Mighty 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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