Space race : the epic battle between America and the Soviet Union for dominion of space / Deborah Cadbury.

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    • Publication Information:
      1st Harper Perennial ed.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Traces the development of rockets and spaceflight from German experiments before World War II to the manned moon landings, and provides biographies on two scientists, Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolev.
    • Content Notes:
      Part 1 The Race for Secrets-- 1 "The Black List" p. 3 -- 2 "The Germans Have Set Up a Giant Grill" p. 24 -- 3 "Kill Those German Swine" p. 37 -- 4 "First of All, to the Moon" p. 49 -- Part 2 The Race for Supremacy -- 5 "We've Got the Wrong Germans" p. 65 -- 6 "I Am Not Guilty" p. 77 -- 7 "Get Dressed. You Have One Hour" p. 94 -- 8 "Did You Understand About the Warrant?" p. 110 -- Part 3 The Race to Space -- 9 "A Second Moon" p. 131 -- 10 "Close to the Greatest Dream of Mankind" p. 153 -- 11 "A Race for Survival" p. 166 -- Part 4 The Race to Orbit -- 12 "America Sleeps Under a Soviet Moon" p. 179 -- 13 "Show Us What You Can Do" p. 193 -- 14 "Why Aren't You Dead?" p. 206 -- 15 "Who Should Be Sent to Die?" p. 227 -- Part 5 The Race for the Moon -- 16 "The Soviets Are Winning" p. 253 -- 17 "Friends, Before Us Is the Moon" p. 268 -- 18 "I Just Need Another Ten Years" p. 287 -- 19 "We're Burning Up!" p. 297 -- 20 "Go, Baby, Go!" p. 310 -- 21 "One Small Step" p. 325.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (page 341-351) and index.
      Library Journal, April 2006
      Booklist starred, February 2006
      Publisher's Weekly, January 2006
      Kirkus Starred, March 2006
      Library Journal
      Booklist starred
      Publisher's Weekly
      Adult Follett Library Resources.
      Adult.
    • ISBN:
      9780061176289
      0061176281
    • Accession Number:
      tas.233641