In Full Flight: A Story of Africa and Atonement

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In In Full Flight, the reader is challenged morally and left with questions of guilt, penitence, and a major question of whether absolution is possible for the worst of crimes. The story is about the life of Dr Anne Spoerry, who devoted her life to treating the least among us: patients in Africa. She would fly her small plane to dirt landing strips to bring medical attention to remote parts of Africa. She had also been a fighter in the French resistance in World War II. Her story, however, takes a turn into moral depravity when she is captured and sent to a German concentration camp where she uses her medical acumen as an angel of death. It seems that she only escaped Europe through the offices of her extremely wealthy family. She fled to Africa and a life of atonement. This is a story that is unusual in all the questions it delivers. Highly recommended.

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Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 336 pages
Publisher Knopf
Publish Date 2018-Feb-13
ISBN 9781524732974 Buy this Book
Issue August 2018
Category Biographies & Memoirs


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