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The Resource October sky : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

October sky : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr

Label
October sky : a memoir
Title
October sky
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Title variation
Rocket boys
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."
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hickam, Homer H.
Dewey number
  • 629.1092273
  • 629.4092
Index
no index present
Interest level
Grades 9-12
LC call number
PS3558.I224
LC item number
O27 1999x
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
5.9
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Hickam, Homer H
  • Coalwood (W. Va.)
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
  • West Virginia
Label
October sky : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published as: Rocket boys
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40866963
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xvi, 428 pages
Isbn
9780440235507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)40866963
Label
October sky : a memoir, Homer H. Hickam, Jr
Publication
Note
Previously published as: Rocket boys
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40866963
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
xvi, 428 pages
Isbn
9780440235507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)40866963

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