Awful Flight Inspires Novel: 'Dear American Airlines'
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Today's last word in business comes from airline passenger Jonathan Miles. The word is "Dear American Airlines," the title of a book Miles wrote after surviving a trip from Memphis to New York. He ended up sleeping under a table in Peoria. Mr. Miles' book is a novel, and the main character gets stuck trying to travel across country for a wedding. "Dear American Airlines" is selling well, though we do not know if the author is earning enough money to pay the extra charges for his luggage during the book tour.
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