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Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

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"This is the best book on Apollo that I have read. Extensively researched and meticulously accurate, it successfully traces not only the technical highlights of the program but also the contributions of the extraordinary people who made it possible."
--Mike Collins, Command module pilot, Apollo 11


For the 50th anniversary, the epic story of Apollo 11 and the astronauts, fli
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Hardcover, 464 pages
Expected publication: March 12th 2019 by Little, Brown and Company
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    I have read several books on the early days of the space travel and I am almost always exited by the history. This is more of an overview of the missions and people leading up to the moon landing. This is well researched and has interesting andecdotes. While not the most riveting of accounts, I still found this a great overview of the beginning of NASA and the early excitement surrounding the space program. I received a digital ARC of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
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    James Donovan is the author of the classic illustrated account of Custer's Last Stand, A Terrible Glory, and Custer and the Little Bighorn. He lives in Dallas.