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The Resource Rocket men : the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon, Craig Nelson

Rocket men : the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon, Craig Nelson

Label
Rocket men : the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon
Title
Rocket men
Title remainder
the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon
Statement of responsibility
Craig Nelson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recreates the story of the Apollo 11 moon mission through interviews, NASA oral histories, and declassified CIA documents
Writing style
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317672
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Nelson, Craig
Dewey number
629.45/40973
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.8.U6
LC item number
A559 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Space flight to the moon
  • Astronautics
Target audience
adult
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the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon
Label
Rocket men : the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon, Craig Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Behemoth -- The general's command -- Anything but what he is -- The sons of Galileo -- Mr. Cool Stone -- Don't eat toads -- A way to talk to God -- The great black sea -- The birth of the moon -- How the pyramids were built -- Total Cold War -- The bluff at Nobleman's Grave -- The fluid front -- The transfiguration -- The eagle has wings -- One of those sad days when you lose a machine -- "Mr. president, the eagle has landed? -- To rediscover childhood -- A tenuous grasp -- We missed the whole thing -- Through you, we touched the moon -- Aftermath
Control code
ocn276602390
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780670021031
Lccn
2008051175
System control number
(OCoLC)276602390
Label
Rocket men : the triumph and tragedy of the first Americans on the moon, Craig Nelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Behemoth -- The general's command -- Anything but what he is -- The sons of Galileo -- Mr. Cool Stone -- Don't eat toads -- A way to talk to God -- The great black sea -- The birth of the moon -- How the pyramids were built -- Total Cold War -- The bluff at Nobleman's Grave -- The fluid front -- The transfiguration -- The eagle has wings -- One of those sad days when you lose a machine -- "Mr. president, the eagle has landed? -- To rediscover childhood -- A tenuous grasp -- We missed the whole thing -- Through you, we touched the moon -- Aftermath
Control code
ocn276602390
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780670021031
Lccn
2008051175
System control number
(OCoLC)276602390

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