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In this Arthur Hailey best book, a raging storm grips Chicago in its clutches and the passengers are stuck inside Lincoln International Airport. A lone flight is trying to reach its destination in this, and it finally manages to do so after a hard battle with nature for over seven hours.
What makes this book stand out?
The realistic depiction of the air carrier industry.
Read it for
A fantastic thriller set in the air as well as on the ground, but connection the same set of people involved – the airport personnel and passengers.
Don't read it for
The novel might feel old-ish, given all the changes in the airport rules ever since the book was written in 1968.