Missing (Good Reads)
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Missing is based on a true story.
Luc Caron lives in northern France during World War I. One day, he sees three airplanes fighting in the sky. Luc watches in horror as a plane flips over and the pilot falls to his death. Luc is the only witness.
The Greenwoods own an apple farm in Canada. Their son, a pilot, has been missing for 11 years. in 1928, they receive a package from England. The package contains a letter and three objects found at the site of a plane crash.
How is the mystery of the missing pilot solved, bringing peace to Luc and to the pilot's parents?
This book is a quick and easy read for people on the go.
thank you for inviting me here and telling your story.” “You said that you would write to the pilot’s family in Canada,” Luc said. “But after you let them know about the grave, I would like to write to them, too. Will you send me their address?” “I’ll be more than happy to do that,” said the man. “You’ll receive it in about two weeks. Do you want our office to send the objects from the plane crash to the family? I can take them with me today and have them sent from England.” Luc thought about
church. Just after eleven o’clock in the morning, I heard machine-gun fire in the sky above me. Two German planes were fighting a British plane. I looked up to watch this fight in the sky... Acknowledgements I thank C. W. Hunt and Norm Christie for responding to my questions about World War I pilots. I thank the Archives of the Canadian War Museum for permission to fictionalize a real event that happened during 1917. I first came upon the file (#19720147) while gathering information for a
sky. Luc was excited by this fight in the sky. He hoped the pilot in the British plane would get away safely. He did not want the Germans to win, but with two airplanes attacking one, this was not an even fight. Although the aerial fight was terrible to watch, Luc was thrilled to see the skill of all three pilots. Suddenly Luc was afraid. He wanted to shout out. But before he could make a sound, the British airplane flipped upside down. And that is when something large and dark fell out of the
down, dived at a sure and even angle between earth and sky. It headed away from the edge of the village and towards some trees. But Luc did not run to the trees. Instead, he ran as fast as he could to the place where he thought the black object would land. As he came near, Luc understood his mistake. This was not a large bird at all, nothing like a bird. It was a man, a pilot, falling straight down to earth out of the sky. His thick, black coat had puffed out around him. From the ground, the
sky, and she felt the sun warm her through the glass. She opened the window to let in some fresh air, went back to the bed, and sat down. She thought about the kind of child Jack had been when he was a small boy. He had always wanted to be a pilot. When Jack was four years old, he began to fold and cut paper into the shapes of airplanes. He stood on a chair and sailed his paper planes through the kitchen. He laughed and sang and made up stories about flying. As he grew older, he built toy