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Airman

Airman - 08 edition

Airman - 08 edition

ISBN13: 9781423107507

ISBN10: 1423107500

Airman by Eoin Colfer - ISBN 9781423107507
Edition: 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Hyperion
Published:
International: No
Airman by Eoin Colfer - ISBN 9781423107507

ISBN13: 9781423107507

ISBN10: 1423107500

Edition: 08

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Summary

in the 1890s, Conor Broekhart is a boy living on the Saltee Islands off the Irish coast, where his father works as the king's bodyguard. But his happy, carefree life is changed forever when he finds out that the power-hungry Marshall Hugo Bonvilian is organizing a military coup to overthrow the king. When Conor is unable to stop Bonvilian, the king is murdered, and Conor is falesly accused of the crime and thrown into prison. In prison, the boy passes the solitary months by scratching designs for flying machines onto the walls. After two years, Conor is finally able to build a glider, and executes a daring escape to the mainland. But right