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Leaving Earth

A Novel

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Publisher: WW Norton & Co

4.0
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Language:English | Number of Pages: 240 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 0393326756 | Isbn-13: 9780393326758 | Publish date:  | Edition Reprint

Also available as: Hardcover

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Book Description
In 1933, two women aviators try for the longest flight-endurance record while, in Toronto below, war looms.

Leaving Earth was Helen Humphreys's debut, and it brought the beauty of her poetry into the story of two women's love of flight and dream to excel, even if it took all their courage and strength and even their lives. Novice flyer Willa joins Grace, heroine of the skies, in what becomes an intimate journey of friendship. Yet the clouds that gather above are echoed by lurking dangers below for Maddy, a young fan of Grace's, and her Jewish mother and uncle. Anti-Semitism is spreading. Maddy's mother, a true fortune-teller, is beat up by thugs, and the swirl of events reverberates on earth and sky.