Rocket boys: a memoir

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October Sky, Rocket Boys is a uniquely American memoir -- a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother's love and a father's fears, of a group of young men who dreamed of launching rockets into outer space...and who made those dreams come true. Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Homer Hickam's lush, lyrical memoir is a marvelously entertaining chronicle of triumph.
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Grouping Title rocket boys a memoir
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subject_facet Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography, Audiobooks, Hickam, Homer H., -- 1943-, Large type books
title_display Rocket boys : a memoir
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