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Author Koerner, Brendan I.

Title The skies belong to us : love and terror in the golden age of hijacking / Brendan I. Koerner.

Imprint New York : Crown, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.1552 KOE    Missing
Edition 1st ed.
Description 318 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-308) and index.
Summary "A shattered Army veteran and a mischievous party girl, Roger Holder and Cathy Kerkow commandeered Western Airlines Flight 701 as a vague protest against the war. Through a combination of savvy and dumb luck, the couple managed to flee across an ocean with a half-million dollars in ransom, a feat that made them notorious around the globe"--Book jacket.
Subject Holder, Roger.
Kerkow, Cathy.
Hijacking of aircraft -- United States -- Case studies.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
ISBN 0307886107

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