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Rocket Boys: A Memoir (The Coalwood Series #1) by Homer Hickam - First Edition - 1998-09-15 - from Chaparral Books (SKU: JCOShicROC)

Rocket Boys: A Memoir (The Coalwood Series #1)

Rocket Boys: A Memoir (The Coalwood Series #1) by Homer Hickam - First Edition - 1998-09-15 - from Chaparral Books (SKU: JCOShicROC)
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Rocket Boys: A Memoir (The Coalwood Series #1)

by Homer Hickam

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
038533320X
ISBN 13
9780385333207
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Delacorte Press, 1998-09-15. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Minor shelf wear to binding. Light wear & foxing on edges of text block. DJ lightly shelf worn around edges. Dust jacket in a mylar cover.

Synopsis

Rocket Boys (also known as October Sky) is the first memoir in a series of three, by Homer Hickam, Jr. It is a story of growing up in a mining town, and a boy's pursuit of amateur rocketry in a pure company mining town. It won the W.D. Weatherford Award in 1998, the year of its release. Today, it is one of the most often picked community/library reads in the United States. It is also studied in many school systems around the world.

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book dealer
Chaparral Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
JCOShicROC
Title
Rocket Boys: A Memoir (The Coalwood Series #1)
Author
Homer Hickam
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
038533320X
ISBN 13
9780385333207
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1998-09-15

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About Chaparral Books

Chaparral Books is located across from Elephant's Deli on S Corbett Avenue in Portland. We have a well rounded collection of subjects, including an extensive core collection in Western Americana and Native American Literature including Western Writers.

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