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Rocket Boys

Pub Date : 1999-04-01 | Author : Homer Hickam | Publisher : Dell

ISBN 10 : 0440333873
ISBN 13 : 9780440333876

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October Sky, Rocket Boys is a uniquely American memoir--a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of t..

From Rocket Boys To October Sky

Pub Date : 2013-09-20 | Author : Homer H. Hickam | Publisher : CreateSpace

ISBN 10 : 1492746592
ISBN 13 : 9781492746591

"Be with Hickam as he struggles with the complexities of how a major Hollywood motion picture is made, and how he disagreed with aspects of the film even while he admired the dedic..

Rocket Boys

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Homer H. Hickam | Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9780385333214
ISBN 13 : 0385333218

The author traces the boyhood enthusiasm for rockets that eventually led to a career at NASA, describing how he built model rockets in the family garage in West Virginia, inspired ..

October Sky A Memoir

Pub Date : 1999-02-01 | Author : Homer H. Hickam | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0780799984
ISBN 13 : 9780780799981

Based on the book "Rocket Boys", this feature film by Universal Pictures premieres in theaters in February and stars Chris Cooper and Laura Dern. Originally published as "Rocket Bo..

The Coalwood Way

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : Homer Hickam | Publisher : Island Books

ISBN 10 : 0307423328
ISBN 13 : 9780307423320

It's fall, 1959, and Homer "Sonny" Hickam and his fellow Rocket Boys are in their senior year at Big Creek High, launching handbuilt rockets that soar thousands of feet into the We..

Sky Of Stone

Pub Date : 2002-10-29 | Author : Homer Hickam | Publisher : Dell

ISBN 10 : 0440334470
ISBN 13 : 9780440334477

Homer Hickam won the praise of critics and the devotion of readers with his first two memoirs set in the hardscrabble mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. The New York Times cro..

Crater

Pub Date : 2012-12-31 | Author : Homer Hickam | Publisher : Thomas Nelson

ISBN 10 : 9781401686208
ISBN 13 : 1401686206

A MINING COLONY ON THE MOON. A DEADLY MISSION. AND A SECRET BIGGER THAN TWO WORLDS. It’s the 22nd Century. A tough, pioneering people mine the moon for Helium-3 to produce energy..