Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
A first Trade edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with sunning to the board trim in a Fine dust-jacket.
In this novel, a scientist named Jack Hallahan is working on a new aircraft design. He and his team are making great progress, but they run into some problems. One of the engineers, Bud Hallahan, is not doing well. His health is failing, and he is having a hard time concentrating. Jack takes him off of the project, but Bud doesn't want to give up. He fights to keep his place on the team, even though he is not doing well. Eventually, Jack and Bud come to an agreement: Bud will stay on the project and help out as much as he can, and Jack will take him off of the project once it is finished.; 8vo; 351 pages.