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The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

by Tom Wolfe

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 04/03/2008

  $30.25

From "America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book Review)

Millions of words have poured forth about man's trip to the moon, but until now few people have had a sense of the most engrossing side of the adventure; namely, what went on in the minds of the astronauts themselves - in space, on the moon, and even during certain odysseys on earth. It is this, the inner life of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes with his almost uncanny empathetic powers, that made The Right Stuff a classic.

ISBN:
9780312427566
9780312427566
Category:
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
04-03-2008
Language:
English
Publisher:
Picador
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
2nd Edition
Dimensions (mm):
211.33x141.99x24.89mm
Weight:
0.34kg
Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe (1930-2018) was the author of more than a dozen books, among them The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, I Am Charlotte Simmons and Back to Blood. He received the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

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