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Challenger Park - Harrigan, Stephen
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From the author of the acclaimed and best-selling "The Gates of the Alamo," a novel of extraordinary power about what it's like, and what it means, to journey into space as one of today's astronauts. At the novel's center: Lucy Kincheloe, an astronaut married to an astronaut, the loving mother of two young children, with a fierce ambition to excel in the space program. Her husband, Brian, a rigorous man whose dreams of glory have been blighted by two star-crossed missions. Walt Womack, the steady, unflappable leader of the training team that prepares Lucy for her first shuttle flight. Lucy has devoted years of intense and focused effort to win her place on a mission, but as her lifelong dream of flying in space comes true, her familiar world appears to be falling apart around her. Her marriage is deteriorating. Her son's asthma is growing more serious. Her relationship with Walt Womack is becoming dangerously intimate. And when at last she is in space, 240 miles above the earth, and an accident renders the world she left behind appallingly distant--perhaps unreachable--her spirit is tested in gripping and unexpected ways. In "The Gates of the Alamo, " Stephen Harrigan's narrative authority brought a vanished nineteenth-century Texas to vibrant life. In "Challenger Park, " he does the same with the world of space flight, bringing us up close to the lives--the risks, the friendships, the rituals, the training--of the astronauts and the people who work with them. Harrigan has written an exciting--indeed a thrilling--novel about the contrary pulls of home and adventure, reality and dreams, and the unimaginable experience, the joys and terrors and revelations, of space flight itself. Challenger Park Harrigan, Stephen, Knopf Publishing Group

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[EAN: 9780375412059], Near Fine, [PU: Alfred A. Knopf, New York], SIGNED INSCRIBED LAUREN STEPHEN HARRIGAN CHALLENGER PARK NOVEL JOURNEY SPACE ASTRONAUT LOVING MOTHER PROGRAM MISSIONS SHUTTLE FLIGHT FLYING INTIMATE RISK TRAINING THRILLING FICTION ADVENTURE TERRORS, Fiction|Sagas, Fiction|Suspense, Jacket, Inscribed and dated in year of publication on Half title page in blue pen, "To Lauren, I hope you like this book. It was great talking to you lady- Stephen Harrigan- 4/30/06" First edition stated. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 Book; mild bump to top edge front board and subtle soiling to bottom text edge else fine, as new, unread. Dust jacket ($24.95) has minor wrinkle to very bottom front cover with 2 1/2" crease to bottom corner front flap. Color bright and sharp. Under archival quality mylar cover. Photos upon request. Packed well and shipped in a sturdy box.

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[ Edition: First ]. Good Condition. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Broken Seams: YES ] Publisher: Knopf Pub Date: 4/4/2006 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 416

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Challenger Park
Author:

Stephen Harrigan

Title:

Challenger Park

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The author of the bestselling "The Gates of the Alamo" pens a novel of extraordinary power and excitement that takes readers to the heart of what it's like to be one of today's astronauts, and to experience the unimaginable joy and terror of going into space.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780375412059
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0375412050
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN/EAN: 0375412050

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-375-41205-0, 978-0-375-41205-9


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