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The balloonist

The balloonist

Long, James, 1949 October 1- author

4000 feet above the Western Front, only love can keep hope alive ... Lieutenant Willy Fraser has been delegated the most dangerous job on the Western Front - a balloon observer hanging under a gasbag filled with explosive hydrogen, 4000 feet above the Ypres Salient, anchored by a slender cable. After his balloon is damaged, Willy is hidden by Belgian farmers. With their aid, he manages to escape across the flooded delta at the English Channel and return to his duties. But once he's back in the air, Willy is forced to make an impossible decision that threatens the life of the woman he has come to love

Paperback, Book. English. General.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: James Long
ISBN: 147113900X, 9781471139000
Physical Description: 451 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 Fiction.