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The Last Pilot

The Last Pilot


作者  /  Benjamin Johncock

出版社 / PICADOR USA

出版日期 / 2016/05/03

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$560

售價 / 9折, NT$ 504

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With echoes of Raymond Carver as well as Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff and Richard Yates' Revolutionary Road, The Last Pilot re-ignites the thrill and excitement of the space race through the story of one man's courage in the face of unthinkable loss.

Set against the backdrop of one of the most emotionally charged periods in American history, The Last Pilot begins in the bone-dry Mojave Desert during the late 1940s, where US Air Force test pilots are racing to break the sound barrier. Among the exalted few is Jim Harrison: dedicated to his wife, Grace, and their baby daughter.

By the 1960s, the space race is underway and Harrison and his colleagues are offered a place in history as the world s first astronauts. But when his young family is thrown into crisis, Jim is faced with a decision that will affect the course of the rest of his life whether to accept his ticket to the moon and at what cost.







詳細資料

誠品26碼 /2681293409008
ISBN 13 /9781250095787
ISBN 10 /1250095786
EAN /9781250095787

頁數320
裝訂平裝
級別
語言英文
成份


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