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October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)

October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)
Author: Homer Hickam
ISBN 13: 9780440235507
ISBN 10: 440235502
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Dell
Publication Date: 1999-02-16
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $7.99

Looking back after a distinguished NASA career, Hickam shares the story of his youth in a coal mining town.

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt

A story of overcoming obstacles worthy of Frank Capra. . . .Thoroughly charming. . .an eloquent evocation of a lost time and place. . .A touching memoir which makes a dark and threatening place seem as golden as the dawn of a promising new life.
-- The New York Times