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The Resource Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Label
Rocket boys : a memoir
Title
Rocket boys
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Title variation
October sky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author traces the boyhood enthusiasm for rockets that eventually led to a career at NASA, describing how he built model rockets in the family garage in West Virginia, inspired by the launch of the Soviet satellite "Sputnik."
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157190
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hickam, Homer H.
Dewey number
  • 629.1092273
  • 920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Aerospace engineers
Target audience
adult
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm38959691
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 368 p.
Isbn
9780385333207
Lccn
98019304
System control number
(Sirsi) ABR-5429
Label
Rocket boys : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Publication
Control code
ocm38959691
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 368 p.
Isbn
9780385333207
Lccn
98019304
System control number
(Sirsi) ABR-5429
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