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The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
The Astronaut Wives Club A True Story
Author: Lily Koppel
As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. They had tea with Jackie Kennedy, appeared on the cover of Life magazine, and quickly grew into fashion icons. — An...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781455503247
ISBN-10: 145550324X
Publication Date: 6/1/2014
Pages: 304
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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Not a story so much as a collection of anecdotes that together give an idea of life during that time. For that reason - the understanding of being a woman and especially the wife of one of the hero astronauts - it's interesting, but you don't really get to know any of the wives in depth.
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