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By Hannah Palmer

within the months best as much as the delivery of her first baby, Hannah Palmer discovers that each one 3 of her early life homes were burnt up through the growth of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson foreign Airport. Having uprooted herself from a promising profession in publishing in her followed Brooklyn, Palmer embarks on a quest to figure out the destiny of her misplaced homes—and of a neighborhood that has been erased by way of unchecked Southern progress.

Palmer's trip takes her from the ruins of kudzu-covered, airport-owned ghost cities to scrupulously preserved cemeteries wedged among the runways; into awkward confrontations with airport planners, builders, or even her personal mom and dad. alongside the way in which, Palmer turns into an novice detective, an city historian, and a mother.

Lyrically chronicling the missed devastation and wonder alongside the airport’s fringe groups within the culture of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Leslie Jamison, Palmer finds the startling narratives approximately race, energy, and position that proceed to form American cities.

Part memoir, half city historical past, Flight course: A look for Roots underneath the World's Busiest Airport is a riveting account of 1 younger mother's try at creating a domestic the place there’s little domestic left.

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