Before the fall
(Book)

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New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, 2016.
ISBN
9781455561780, 1455561789
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Book
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First edition.
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391 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English

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"A novel"--Cover.
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"On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs-the painter-and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media mogul's family. With chapters weaving between the aftermath of the crash and the backstories of the passengers and crew members--including a Wall Street titan and his wife, a Texan-born party boy just in from London, a young woman questioning her path in life, and a career pilot--the mystery surrounding the tragedy heightens. As the passengers' intrigues unravel, odd coincidences point to a conspiracy. Was it merely by dumb chance that so many influential people perished? Or was something far more sinister at work? Events soon threaten to spiral out of control in an escalating storm of media outrage and accusations. And while Scott struggles to cope with fame that borders on notoriety, the authorities scramble to salvage the truth from the wreckage. Amid pulse-quickening suspense, the fragile relationship between Scott and the young boy glows at the heart of this stunning novel, raising questions of fate, human nature, and the inextricable ties that bind us together."--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hawley, N. (2016). Before the fall (First edition.). Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hawley, Noah. 2016. Before the Fall. New York, NY: Grand Central Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hawley, Noah. Before the Fall New York, NY: Grand Central Publishing, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hawley, Noah. Before the Fall First edition., Grand Central Publishing, 2016.

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