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Magnificent desolation : the long journey home from the moon

Author: Buzz Aldrin; Ken Abraham
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The flight of Apollo 11 made Buzz Aldrin one of the most famous men on the planet, yet few people know the rest of the story. In 'Magnificent Desolation', Aldrin not only gives us his account of the lunar landing that came within seconds of failure, he also opens up about his more personal trials and triumphs back on Earth.--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Buzz Aldrin; Buzz Aldrin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Buzz Aldrin; Ken Abraham
ISBN: 9781408804025 1408804026 1408804034 9781408804032
OCLC Number: 319209955
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 326 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Buzz Aldrin ; with Ken Abraham.

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Published to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of the Moon landings in July 1969.  Read more...

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