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The Resource Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon, Jeffrey Kluger

Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon, Jeffrey Kluger

Label
Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon
Title
Apollo 8
Title remainder
the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Kluger
Title variation
Apollo eight
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the bold but dangerous mission to secure America's position as the first nation to reach the moon, revealing the dangers endured by its crew and the ways the mission brought renewal to a country ravaged by assassinations and war
Summary
In Apollo 8, acclaimed science writer Jeffrey Kluger provides a you-were-there reading experience as he recounts the preparations that culminated in the first manned flight to the moon. Drawing on his interviews with crew members Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders, as well as the NASA Oral History Project and other records, Kluger enriches the personal and technical details of the mission with facets of the Cold War-era politics that spurred the race to the moon. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Tone
Writing style
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10561804
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kluger, Jeffrey
Dewey number
629.45/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.8.U6
LC item number
A54325 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Space flight to the moon
Target audience
adult
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the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon
Label
Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon, Jeffrey Kluger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
307 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781627798327
Lccn
2016046157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960762391
  • (OCoLC)ocn960762391
  • 528234
Label
Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the Moon, Jeffrey Kluger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
307 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781627798327
Lccn
2016046157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960762391
  • (OCoLC)ocn960762391
  • 528234

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