First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

First Man

The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

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ISBN10: 0743257510 ISBN13: 9780743257510 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Published: Oct 3 2006 Pages: 770 Weight: 1.95lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.25" Language: English

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On July 20, 1969, the world stood still to watch thirty-eight-year-old American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong become the first person to step on the surface of another heavenly body. Perhaps no words in human history became better known than those few he uttered at that historic moment. In a penetrating exploration of American hero worship, Hansen addresses the complex legacy of the First Man, as an astronaut and an individual.

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