On Sale: April 10, 2018
Featuring: Lance "the Silver Eagle" Whitman; Fred; Piper
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An emotionally charged debut novel of a family on the
brink--an autistic child, his determined mother, and her
distant father--who learn that when your world changes, you
find out who you really are. . . .
While she was growing up, Piper's father, Lance "the Silver
Eagle" Whitman, became a national hero piloting a plane
through an emergency landing. But at home, he was a
controlling and overbearing presence in her life, raining
emotional and verbal abuse upon the entire family.
It's no surprise, then, that as an adult, Piper has poured
all of her energy into creating a warm and loving home for
her own family, while catering to her son Fred's
Then Lance has a heart attack, leaving him with a brain
injury--and dependent upon Piper for his care--just before
tests confirm Piper's suspicions that Fred is on the autism
A powerful and extraordinary novel, FLYING AT NIGHT gives
voice to Fred, trying to find his place in a world that
doesn't quite understand him; to Lance, who's lost what made
him the man he was, for better and worse; and to Piper, who,
while desperately trying to navigate the shifting landscape
around her, watches as her son and father start to
connect--in the most miraculous ways. . . .
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