Far Fetched Fables No 22 Elizabeth E. Wein and KJ Kabza
First Story: “Chasing the Wind” by Elizabeth E. Wein
Martha Bennett sat on her trunk in the middle of Nairobi Airport watching the other passengers disperse. She had been sitting there for two hours, waiting for her father, and reading over and over again the terse telegram she had received the day before she left Philadelphia:
MAY NOT MEET. TAXI WILSON AIRPORT. HART ALDEN FLY KWALE.
She was not good at waiting. It made her nervous and irritable, but Martha could not quite believe her urbane Philadelphian parents would absolutely abandon her to her own devices in the middle of Africa, and she thought there must be a chance that her father would turn up at the last minute.
Elizabeth Wein is the holder of a private pilot’s license and an increasing collection of random World War II ephemera. Her story of the friendship between a female spy and pilot, Code Name Verity, won the Edgar Award for Young Adult fiction in 2013. Her most... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy