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Mother Rocket stories by Rita Ciresi

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens, Ga .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Rita Ciresi.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.I7 M68 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1719552M
ISBN 100820315087
LC Control Number92022666

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October Sky (the title on the mass market movie tie-in version of the best-selling The Rocket Boys) is the first memoir in a series of four, 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 coal mining town. It won the W.D. Weatherford Award in , the year of its release. Today, it is one of the most often picked community Author: Homer Hickam Jr. Get this from a library! Mother Rocket: stories. [Rita Ciresi] -- Mother Rocket is a collection of seven stories peopled with characters who walk the fault line between assured self-knowledge and dangerous self-deception. Many of Rita Ciresi's stories are centered. In ``Mother Rocket,'' the rebellious niece of devout Jews is surprised and a little annoyed to realize she's happy at the prospect of giving birth; and in ``Lifelines,'' a fatherless teenager—longing for a beautiful life- -evades a pass made by her employer at the Dairy Queen. Grumbling about blabbermouths, disappointed by their partners Author: Rita Ciresi.   We also love any opportunity participate in an awesome book club. So we decided to smoosh the two together and create the virtual Rocket City Mom Book Club! More info about our next title is below, and you can request to join the conversation here. Happy reading! [/themify_box] June’s RCM Virtual Book Club title is That Kind of Mother by Author: Shannan Moore Malone.

  Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons (Paperback) The inviting retro 50's sci-fi look cover earns this book the one star. I know a lot about Aleister Crowley and I know a good bit of the history of NASA and JPL. This book adds NOTHING of value to that body of knowledge/5.   The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October Sky, Rocket Boys is a uniquely American memoir—a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the s, of a mother's love and a father's fears, of a group of young men who dreamed of launching rockets into outer space and who made those dreams come true. With the grace of a natural /5(97). A Delta book. Originally published: Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, © Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: The silent partner --Resurrection --Second Coming --Mother Rocket --Lifelines --The end of the season --Dutch Wife. Responsibility: by Rita Ciresi. Reviews. October Sky Summary. This article will give you a chapter by chapter October Sky summary. Originally titled “The Rocket Boys” when Hickam wrote it in , the book can also be found under the title “October Sky” which was released in conjunction with the movie tie-in in