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John H. Glenn, astronaut

Author: Philip N Pierce; Karl Schuon
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Marine Colonel John Glenn, the first American in orbit.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pierce, Philip N., 1917-
John H. Glenn, astronaut.
New York : F. Watts, [1962]
(OCoLC)682455116
Named Person: John Glenn; John Glenn; John Glenn
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip N Pierce; Karl Schuon
OCLC Number: 1301832
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Lift-off! --
2. The boy called Bud --
3. The Islands, Hell Jelly and the Yalu --
4. Test pilot --
5. "Bullet" --
6. Only seven would serve --
7. Colonel Pierce recalls ... --
8. Training for space --
9. The Atlas and Friendship 7 --
10. The long wait --
11. The big day --
12. Hero's return.
Responsibility: by Philip N. Pierce and Karl Schuon.

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A biography of Marine Colonel John Glenn, the first American in orbit.

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