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A uniquely American memoir, this is at once an inspiring chronicle of triumph and a luminous story of a mother's love, a father's fears, and a young man's coming of age. With the effortless grace of a natural storyteller, Homer Hickam beautifully captures a moment when a dying town, a divided family, and a band of teenage dreamers dared to look beyond their differences and set their sights on the stars-- and saw a future that the nation was just beginning to imagine.
Originally published as Rocket Boys, this amazing autobiography is soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Cooper and Laura Dern.
- ISBN-13: 9780440235507
- ISBN-10: 0440235502
- Publisher: Dell
- Publish Date: March 1999
- Page Count: 448
- Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.1 x 1.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
Series: Coalwood #1