The Learjet Diaries is set in Fort Lauderdale and is a story of an aviation era long gone. The author is an ambitious young pilot flying around South America seeking adventure but realizes that the world isn’t as he expected. He sees death, corruption, and extreme poverty. At first, he is repulsed but over time, he becomes a cynical and corrupt operator himself. Finally, after facing death too many times, he seeks redemption. A smoothly written book, easy to read in one go.