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The Resource Magnificent desolation : the long journey home from the moon, Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham

Magnificent desolation : the long journey home from the moon, Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham

Label
Magnificent desolation : the long journey home from the moon
Title
Magnificent desolation
Title remainder
the long journey home from the moon
Statement of responsibility
Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although Apollo 11 made Aldrin a famous person as he described the "alien world" of moon and space as "magnificent desolation," his celebrity status led to both personal trials and triumphs back on earth. "The twin demons of depression and alcoholism emerged -- the first of which Aldrin confronteed early and publicly, and the second of which he met with denial until it nearly killed him." He describes the failure of two marriages and renewal once he gained sobriety and a new love of his life, a woman named Lois
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323017
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
629.45/0092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.A4
LC item number
A3 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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the long journey home from the moon
Label
Magnificent desolation : the long journey home from the moon, Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Contents
A journey for all mankind --- Magnificent desolation -- Homeward bound -- After the moon, what next? -- Realignent -- Flying high, flying low -- Duty and dilemma -- Human side of hero -- A controlled alcoholic -- Turning point -- Reawakening - Finding the love of my life -- The Lois factor -- New beginnings -- Every superman needs his Lois -- Oh, the places you will go! -- Advocacy for America -- Pop goes space culture -- Good-bye blues, hello space views -- A blow heard 'round the world -- Weightless again -- Final frontiers
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 326 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307463456
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm290466874
  • (OCoLC)290466874
  • (Pol)123575
  • (OCoLC)ocn399846973
Label
Magnificent desolation : the long journey home from the moon, Buzz Aldrin with Ken Abraham
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Contents
A journey for all mankind --- Magnificent desolation -- Homeward bound -- After the moon, what next? -- Realignent -- Flying high, flying low -- Duty and dilemma -- Human side of hero -- A controlled alcoholic -- Turning point -- Reawakening - Finding the love of my life -- The Lois factor -- New beginnings -- Every superman needs his Lois -- Oh, the places you will go! -- Advocacy for America -- Pop goes space culture -- Good-bye blues, hello space views -- A blow heard 'round the world -- Weightless again -- Final frontiers
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 326 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307463456
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm290466874
  • (OCoLC)290466874
  • (Pol)123575
  • (OCoLC)ocn399846973

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