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D.B., Paperback / softback Book


In 1971, a man calling himself D.B. Cooper hijacked a flight, claimed his ransom without harming a soul and vanished.

He parachuted out of the plane over the dense woods of the Pacific Northwest with $200,000 strapped to his body.

Elwood Reid uses this true story as a starting point, imagining Cooper as Phil Fitch, a Vietnam vet with a failed marriage who decides the time has come to do something that will save him from a life of punching time cards and wondering what could have been.

Fitch ends up in Mexico, where he drifts until a turn of bad luck forces him to return home.

Meanwhile, retired FBI agent Frank Marshall, struggling with his new life of leisure - fishing, drinking too much, tempted to embark on an affair with a female witness - decides to help a young agent determined to solve the case of D.B.

Cooper. This is an odyssey, a manhunt, a gripping and frequently hilarious tale.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781904738190

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