The right stuff

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Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went on in the minds of the astronauts themselves - in space, on the moon, and even during certain odysseys on earth. It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny emapthetic powers, that made this book a classic.
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From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)—a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book Review)

Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went on in the minds of the astronauts themselves - in space, on the moon, and even during certain odysseys on earth. It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny empathetic powers, that made The Right Stuff a classic.

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subject_facet Aeronautics -- History, Astronautics -- United States, Astronauts -- United States, High-speed aeronautics -- History, Test pilots -- Biography
title_display The right stuff
title_full The Right Stuff, The right stuff / Tom Wolfe
title_short The right stuff
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topic_facet Aeronautics, Astronautics, Astronauts, High-speed aeronautics, History, Nonfiction, Technology, Test pilots