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Hickam, Homer H. 1943-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 353 publications in 8 languages and 24,859 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Drama  Young adult works  History  Juvenile works  Science fiction  War stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3558.I224, B
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The keeper's son by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Separating himself from his family of lighthouse keepers in order to work for the Coast Guard, World War II Outer Banks resident Josh Thurlow searches for his brother, lost at sea twenty years earlier, in the wake of invading U-boats
The ambassador's son by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1943, Coast Guard captain Josh Thurlow leads a desperate venture to Japanese-held islands of the South Pacific to track down a Medal of Honor hero and an ambassador's missing son
Back to the moon : a novel by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cosmic romp in which Jack Medaris, a former astronaut who is a widower, saves the female crew of a NASA spaceship from an attack by chauvinist astronauts. The ladies take him to the moon, he finds romance and brings back a rare helium element which will help his business
The far reaches by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1943 and World War II rages on. Coast Guard Captain Josh Thurlow is on hand at the invasion of Tarawa, as the U.S. Navy begins the grand strategy of throwing her marines at island after bloody island across the Pacific. But the young Americans go up against fanatical defenders, who revel in snipers, big guns, and human wave attacks from which there is no escape save death. Critically wounded, Josh expects to die. Instead, Sister Mary Kathleen, a young Irish nun, nurses him back to health, then shanghais Josh, sidekick Bosun Ready O'Neal, and three marines to a group of beautiful tropical islands invaded by a brutal Japanese warlord. Josh and his little band must decide whether to help the Sister fight the battle she demands, return to Tarawa and the "real" war, or settle down in the romantic splendor of the South Seas.--From publisher description
The dinosaur hunter by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soon after paleontologist Norman "Pick" Pickford happens on a discovery in Montana that could prove to be revolutionary, a menacing visitor is murdered and Mike Wire, retired L.A. homicide detective and ranch foreman, realizes that the fossils may be worth killing for
Red helmet by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Businesswoman Song Hawkins begins to regret her impulsive marriage to coal mining superintendent Cable Jordan after she leaves New York for his tiny West Virginia hometown, but when disaster strikes, she learns that love sometimes requires sacrifice
Crater : a Helium-3 novel by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the twenty-second century, sixteen-year-old Crater Trueblood, who mines the moon for Helium-3 to produce energy for a desperate, war-torn Earth, undertakes a deadly mission that could mean the difference between life and death for every inhabitant of the moon
Torpedo junction : U-boat war off America's East Coast, 1942 by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the activity of German subs off the Atlantic Coast during the early years of World War II
My dream of stars : from daughter of Iran to space pioneer by Anousheh Ansari ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anousheh Ansari tells of her childhood in Iran and her family's exodus to America after the Islamic Revolution. After settling down in Texas, Anousheh built a computer technology firm from the ground up, which eventually allowed her to achieve her childhood dream of spaceflight. As the first-ever female commercial spaceflight participant, her story became politicized, culminating in a debate over whether she would be allowed to display both the American and Iranian flags on the sleeve of her spacesuit. Later, Anousheh started The Ansari Foundation, a nonprofit which supports social entrepreneurship, and is especially committed to ensuring the freedom of women around the world and supporting female entrepreneurs. Ultimately, this is the story of a woman who has become a role model to people around the globe struggling to overcome economic and cultural barriers, as well as those dreamers who look upon the stars.--From publisher description
The keeper's son [a novel] by Homer H Hickam ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Killakeet Lighthouse on North Carolina's outer banks has been run for generations by the Thurlow family, but now Josh Thurlow, the keeper's son, abandons his heritage to take command of a Coast Guard patrol boat and face both German U-boats and his own feelings of guilt over his brother's death
Crescent : second in the Helium-3 series by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crater Trueblood, doubting the justice of the war he fights and the evil of enemies he was trained to hate, brings Crescent, an apparently female Crowhopper, to Moontown as his prisoner but soon both are fugitives, fleeing prejudice and cruelty in hostile territory
The dinosaur hunter a novel by Homer H Hickam ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This sweeping adventure tells the story of the men and women who will do anything to claim one of the biggest fossil discoveries of all time, even kill for it
The far reaches by Homer H Hickam ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 1943 and World War II in the Pacific rages on, with Americans engaged in desperate battles against a cunning enemy. Coast Guard Captain Josh Thurlow is on hand at the invasion of Tarawa, as the U.S. Navy begins the grand strategy of throwing her marines at island after bloody island across the Pacific
The ambassador's son by Homer H Hickam ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Josh Thurlow teams up with PT Boat Commander to find an ambassador's son missing in the jungles of the Solomons
Crater a Helium-3 novel by Homer H Hickam ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mining colony on the moon. A teen sent on a deadly mission. And a secret bigger than two worlds. It's the 22nd Century. A tough, pioneering people mine the moon for Helium-3 to produce energy for a desperate, war-torn Earth. Sixteen-year old Crater Trueblood loves his job as a Helium-3 miner. But when he saves a fellow miner, his life changes forever. Impressed by his heroism, the owner of the mine orders Crater to undertake a dangerous mission. Crater doubts himself, but has no choice. He must go. With the help of Maria, the mine owner's frustrating but gorgeous granddaughter, and his gillie--a sentient and sometimes insubordinate clump of slime mold cells--Crater must fight both human and subhuman enemies. He'll battle his way across a thousand miles of deadly lunar terrain and face genetically altered super warriors in his quest to recover an astonishing object that will alter the lives of everyone on the moon
Back to the moon a novel by Homer H Hickam ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Medaris, a man of science driven by the memory of the woman who once inspired him, risks everything to sidetrack the space shuttle Columbia and take it on an unscheduled detour to the moon. When the meticulously plotted launch goes fatally wrong, and payload specialist Penny High Eagle further complicates Jack's plan, he must confront unforeseen challenges both in space and on the ground
Monsters from the ID! Science is mankind's last great hope ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1950s were an idealistic time in American history, filled with hope, opportunity, and wonder. It was also 'The Atomic Age' where new technology promised to both save humanity and put it in jeopardy. All of these factors gave birth to one of the most prolific genres in film history, 1950s Science Fiction Cinema. Monsters From the Id weaves the intersecting themes of over 30 classic films in order to tell the untold story of the Modern Scientist and his role in inspiring a nation
Rocket boys : a memoir by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author traces the boyhood enthusiasm for rockets that eventually led to a career at NASA, describing how he built model rockets in the family garage in West Virginia, inspired by the launch of the Soviet satellite "Sputnik."
Crater by Homer H Hickam ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the 22nd century and a tough, pioneering people are mining the moon to produce energy for a desperate, wartorn Earth. Crater Trueblood, an orphan, loves his life in Moontown, a frontier mining settlement. But his whole life changes when he has to make a treacherous journey through space to find a mysterious and priceless treasure
Shi yue de tian kong : yi wei NASA ke xue jia de zhu meng shao nian sui yue by Homer H Hickam ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hickam, Homer.
Hickam, Homer 1943-
Hickam, Homer H.
Hickam, Homer H. 1943-
Hickam Homer H. Jr 1943-....
Hickam, Homer Hadley, 1943-
Hickam, Homer Hadley Jr. 1943-
Hickam, Sonny, 1943-
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ヒッカム, ホーマー・ジュニア
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