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The Right Stuff (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 04/08/2005
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Includes hundreds of photographs and reproductions of documents and memorobilia pertaining to the Project Mercury program, the current events surrounding the program, and the political climate that led up to the missions in the early 1960s.

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9781579124588
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 1551 g
Dimensions: 280 x 230 x 26 mm
Edition: Illustrated edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"An exhilarating flight into fear, love, beauty and fiery death ... magnificent."
-- "People
"It is Tom Wolfe at his very best ... technically accurate, learned, cheeky, risky, touching, tough, compassionate, nostalgic, worshipful, jingoistic -- The Right Stuff is superb."
-- "The New York Times Book Review
"Breathtaking ... epic ... There are images and ideas in The Right Stuff that glisten like a rocket screaming to the heavens."
-- "Los Angeles Times
"Romantic and thrilling ... One of the most romantic and thrilling books ever written about men who put themselves in peril."
-- "The Boston Globe
"It's magic ... the best book I have read in the last ten years."
-- "Chicago Tribune
Also by Tom Wolfe:
The Bonfire of the Vanities
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
From Bauhaus to Our House
The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby
The Painted Word
The Right Stuff
Mauve Gloves & Madmen
Clutter & Vine
In Our Time
The Pumphouse Gang
Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers
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