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Headwind

by John J. Nance

Headwind by John J. Nance
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  • First Published:
    Apr 2001, 400 pages
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    Mar 2002, 400 pages

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The captain shook his head impatiently. "This is Greece, Alastair. They've been civilized for at least a few years now. About two or three thousand, in fact."

"Craig?" Chadwick tightened his grip on the captain 's arm, and Dayton responded with irritation.

"WHAT?"

"Be careful, okay? I know he 's your President, but you can 't protect him."

"No?" There was a flurry of movement as Craig Dayton resumed the process of hauling himself out of the seat." Just watch me!"

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Reprinted from Headwind by John Nance by permission of Putnam, a member of Penguin Putnam Inc. Copyright (c) 2000 John Nance. All rights reserved. This excerpt, or any parts thereof, may not be reproduced in any form without permission.

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