My mom (a librarian by vocation, an actress/director by advocation) brought your book home for me to read upon its debut circa 1970. Both mom and dad had soloed in Piper Cubs in the late 1940's, brother Rick got his ticket and I was his first passenger about 1970. I was 17.Read More
My mother was a librarian, an actress, and a pilot. She read me "The Little Prince" when I was beginning to read about age 5, and she brought home JLS when it first was published and I was 18.
My brother was a pilot. I was his first passenger. I loved to fly with him. His name was Richard. He was ten years older than me. He died when I was 44. I was in a car wreck when I was 15-I was hit by a Greyhound bus with two other boys. I always think of this experience in light of Fletcher and his flying into the solid rock wall.Read More