October sky / Homer H. Hickam, Jr.

By: Hickam, Homer H, 1943-Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dell/Island Books, 1999, c1998Description: xvi, 428 p. ; 18 cmISBN: 0440235502Subject(s): Hickam, Homer H., 1943- | Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography | Rockets (Aeronautics) -- United States -- West Virginia | Aerospace engineers -- BiographyDDC classification: 629.1/092/273 | B LOC classification: TL789.85.H53 | A3 1999Summary: Homer Hickam, the introspective son of a mine superintendent and a mother determined to get him out of Coalwood, West Virginia forever, nurtures a dream to send rockets into outer space--an ambition that changes his life and the lives of everyone living in Coalwood in 1957.
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Originally published as Rocket boys.

Homer Hickam, the introspective son of a mine superintendent and a mother determined to get him out of Coalwood, West Virginia forever, nurtures a dream to send rockets into outer space--an ambition that changes his life and the lives of everyone living in Coalwood in 1957.

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