Wiley Hood is a frustrated artist who has lost his muse---and his grant. His girlfriend gets him an easy-money... more
HOW IT RATES
...A tale of the Lafayette Escadrille. France, 1916. A world at war. Jonathan Rimmon is a rich playboy racing planes in Europe when war breaks out. He joins a group of American volunteers who will fight---and die---for France at the dawn of aerial combat, when planes were made of canvas and wood...and nerves were made of steel. As he drinks from a celebratory bottle of bourbon after each 'kill,' Rimmon learns about the capricious nature of life---and the increasing nearness of death...