What is it, I wondered, that makes a man willing to sit on top of an enormous Roman Candle, such as a Redstone, Atlas, Titan, or Saturn rocket, and ...Show synopsisWhat is it, I wondered, that makes a man willing to sit on top of an enormous Roman Candle, such as a Redstone, Atlas, Titan, or Saturn rocket, and wait for someone to light the fuse? I decided on the simplest approach possible. I would ask a few of the astronauts and find out - The men had it. Yeager. Conrad. Grissom. Glenn. Heroes. The first Americans in space - battling the Russians for control of the heavens, putting their lives on the line. The women had it. While Mr Wonderful was aloft, it tore your heart out that the Hero's Wife, down on the ground, had to perform with the whole world watching. "The Right Stuff". It's the quality beyond bravery, beyond courage.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of crisp...Very good in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of crisp jacket, pages lightly tanning, mild foxing top outside page edge. 480 p. Audience: General/trade.
Description:Used-Good. This book is in good condition. All pages are intact...Used-Good. This book is in good condition. All pages are intact, there are no tears to the book and the book is nice and clean. The pages might be slightly dog eared through previous use and textbooks might have a small amount of highlighting but nothing which will obstruct getting the maximum out of the book. Customers are protected by 100% refund guarantee if they are not happy.
Description:Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All...Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. 480 p.
Description:Very Good. 1979; First Printing (stated). Clean copy with tight...Very Good. 1979; First Printing (stated). Clean copy with tight binding. Pages and text are clean. Dedication on front flyleaf and some rubbing to textblock. Minor bumping to spine edges. Rubbing to edges and corners. DJ is in Good state with tears and closed tears. DJ is taped to edges. In protective cover.
Description:, small previous owner's name on front free endpaper, the book..., small previous owner's name on front free endpaper, the book is in very good condition. , dust-jacket has light wear at edges, in very good condition. Hardback. 436 pages,  13 x 15 cm.
Description:Good in Good jacket. Used Hardcover. First edition. Superficial...Good in Good jacket. Used Hardcover. First edition. Superficial marks and light scores on price-clipped jacket. Jacket spine ends, edges and upper leading corners are creased. Hardcover spine ends are bumped. Vertical crease on spine. A few light marks on page block. Sticker on rear pastedown. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW.
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