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Strange angel : the otherworldly life of rocket scientist John Whiteside Parsons

Author: George Pendle
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rocket scientist John Whiteside Parsons' death in an explosion in 1952 at first appeared to be a tragic accident, but later a more sinister story of occult rites emerged. In 'Strange Angel' John Pendleton takes readers into Parsons' world of superstition, cold war paranoia, and futuristic possibility.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Jack Parsons; Jack Parsons
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Pendle
ISBN: 0297848534 9780297848530
OCLC Number: 62224264
Description: 350 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: George Pendle.

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