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The astronaut wives club [sound recording]: a true story/ Lily Koppel

Koppel, Lily. (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

As America's original Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, TV cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from 1960s military spouses into American royalty. Here are the carefully researched stories and secrets of Annie Glenn, Trudy Cooper, Betty Grissom, and the rest. "A lively account of how the wives coped with fame, fear, [and] loneliness." -- People
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD 629.45 KOP (Text) 33892100127431 Adult Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 09/13/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781619696457
  • Physical Description: 7 sound discs (8 hrs) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Book Group, USA, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Orlagh Cassidy.
Summary, etc.:
As America's original Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, TV cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from 1960s military spouses into American royalty. Here are the carefully researched stories and secrets of Annie Glenn, Trudy Cooper, Betty Grissom, and the rest. "A lively account of how the wives coped with fame, fear, [and] loneliness." -- People
Subject: Astronauts' spouses > Texas > Houston > Biography.
Women > Texas > Houston > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Astronautics > United States > History
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / Social History.
HISTORY / Military / Aviation.
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