Rocket Boys: A Memoir

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Product Details

Price
$28.00
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Publish Date
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.58 X 1.19 X 8.28 inches | 1.12 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780385333207
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About the Author

Homer Hickam was born and raised in Coalwood, West Virginia. The author of Torpedo Junction (a Military History Book-of-the-Month Club selection) as well as numerous articles for such publications as Air & Space/Smithsonian and American History Illustrated, he is a NASA payload training manager for the International Space Station program and lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

Reviews

"[T]horoughly charming....Hickam builds a story of overcoming obstacles that is worthy of Frank Capra...[in its]...eloquent evocation of a lost time and place."--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York Times

"A thoroughly charming memoir ... [An] eloquent evocation of a lost time and place."--New York Times

"A stirring tale that offers something unusual these days ... a message of hope in an age of cynicism."--San Diego Union-Tribune

"A great read ... One closes the book with an immense feeling of satisfaction."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution