Up and Down by Terry Fallis
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
A real page turner. New PR executive David has left his high powered job in Ottawa and has returned to Toronto to help his sister care for their ill mother. In his first assignment at his new firm, which is to help the space program to get people interested again, he blurts out a "sort of" hairbrained idea. His brain wave was that they should have a contest and the winners, one American and one Canadian, would go on a trip to the space station.
When the winners are chosen, the American seems a good choice but the Canadian doesn't fit into the image they have of an appropriate astronaut. Its an elderly woman who lives in the wilderness in northern BC and is also a flying doctor.
Terrific story with something for everyone.
View all my reviews
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Review: Up and Down
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
Review: Road Ends
Road Ends by Mary Lawson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the third book I have read by this author and I...
Fairy Tale by Stephen King My rating: 3 of 5 stars One of my favourite authors, just that I could...
These Tangled Vines by Julianne MacLean My rating: 3 of 5 stars If Fiona has learned anything in life, it’s how...
Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Detective Alex Cross is back-and h...
Post a Comment