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This Is Your Captain Speaking

This Is Your Captain SpeakingAmericans regard Capt. Chesley ''Sully'' Sullenberger's emergency landing on the Hudson River as a near-mythical act of true heroism. In this absurdist...This Is Your Captain SpeakingFictionAmericans regard Capt. Chesley ''Sully'' Sullenberger's emergency landing on the Hudson River as a near-mythical act of true heroism. In this absurdist...2012-05-25Simon & Schuster
CRASH LANDING Methven spins an absurd satire based on Capt. Chesley Sullenberger's emergency landing on the Hudson River

CRASH LANDING Methven spins an absurd satire based on Capt. Chesley Sullenberger's emergency landing on the Hudson River

B+

This Is Your Captain Speaking

Genre: Fiction; Author: Jon Methven; Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Americans regard Capt. Chesley ”Sully” Sullenberger’s emergency landing on the Hudson River as a near-mythical act of true heroism. In this absurdist satire, a similar splash landing proves to be a full-scale hoax, not a miracle, and two passengers — a trafficker of celebrity sperm and a puppet-armed news anchor — find themselves at the center of the conspiracy. The cheeky send-up in This Is Your Captain Speaking is aggressively experimental, but Methven manages to tell an engaging story amid the antic high jinks. B+

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