Fate and destiny are bottom line answers to every precarious situation in gann's near-autobiography and philosophically speaking, that really ain't my bag apart description: ernest k gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. Fate is the hunter: a pilot's memoir ernest k gann snippet view - 1986 fate is the hunter biography & autobiography / adventurers & explorers biography & autobiography / science & technology history / united states / 20th century : export citation: bibtex endnote refman.
Ernest k gann was an aviator, author, filmmaker, sailor, fisherman and conservationist after earning his pilot license, gann spent his much of his free time aloft, flying for pleasure the continuing great depression soon cost him his job and he was unable to find another position in the movie business.
In his autobiography, a hostage to fortune, gann wrote, they obliged and as a result i deprived myself of the tv residuals, a medium in which the film played interminably  the plot of the fictional book, the high and the mighty , (written by gann) bears some resemblance to one of the true stories in fate is the hunter. Fate is the hunter is arguably gann's best effort for factual detail (an autobiogrphy after all) compared to eg the high and the mighty novel. Whereas fate is the hunter was an autobiography of just a segment of his early professional flying years, hostage to fortune covers most of his life from making silent movies as a kid to first learning to fly and then the transition to full time author. Ernest k gann average rating: 422 3,723 ratings 318 reviews 34 distinct works • similar authors fate is the hunter 451 avg rating — 1,580 ratings — published 1961 — 11 editions.
How many times can fate be the answer, to living to tell the tale, while mourning the loss of another captain, crew, and passengers gann's writing style is very personal in the book, and the people he describes become personal to the reader, through gann's writing skill. Fate is the hunter summary & study guide ernest k gann this study guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of fate is the hunter.
Fate is the hunter a pilot s memoir download book fate is the hunter a pilot s memoir in pdf format you can read online fate is the hunter a pilot s memoir here in pdf, epub, mobi or docx formats. Fate is the hunter: a pilot's memoir biography & autobiography / adventurers & explorers biography & autobiography / literary biography & autobiography / military biography & autobiography / science & technology history / general history / military / world war ii history / united states / 20th century . Fate is the hunter is partly autobiographical, partly a chronicle of some of the most memorable and courageous pilots the reader will ever encounter in print and always this book is about the workings of fate the book is studded with characters equally as memorable as the dramas they act out.
Ernest kellogg gann was an american aviator, author, sailor, and conservationist he is known for his novels island in the sky and the high and the mighty and his classic memoir of early commercial aviation fate is the hunter, all of which were made into major motion pictures.