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Departures

(2011)
Seven Stories from Heathrow
A collection of stories by

 
 
Tony Parsons has been appointed Heathrow's writer-in-residence, and the result is these seven short stories of high drama, offbeat humor, and raw emotion

Here is Heathrow as it has never been seen before: a secret city populated by the 75 million travelers who pass through every year, a place where journeys and dreams end - and begin. From the brilliant 20-something kids who control the skies up in Air Traffic Control to the soft-spoken man who cares for the dogs, lions, and smuggled rattlesnakes at Heathrow's Animal Reception Center, from the immigration officers who have heard it all before to the firemen who hone their skills by setting the green plane on fire, from the armed police who watch for terrorist attacks to the pilots who have touched the face of god - Heathrow teems with life. In his first collection of short stories, Tony Parsons takes us deep inside the secret city.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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October 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Departures: Seven Stories from Heathrow
Author(s): Tony Parsons
ISBN: 0-00-745865-7 / 978-0-00-745865-3 (UK edition)
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