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Product Description: Crater Trueblood has to rescue his ex-girlfriend . . . and the entire human race.Watch the video trailer! youtube.com/watch?v=drAl-Rnjwk4Maria Medaris is the 21-year-old matriarch of the most powerful family on the moon--gorgeous, powerful, and high-maintenance...read more

Paperback:

9781595546623 | Thomas Nelson Inc, June 17, 2014, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Crater Trueblood has to rescue his ex-girlfriend .
9780316917148, titled "Rotisserie League Baseball 1995" | Little Brown & Co, January 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | also contains Rotisserie League Baseball 1995 | About this edition: Provides facts, statistics, and advice for building the ideal championship team and includes expanded farm reports, rookie projections, and the complete rule book

Product Description: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships. But before Sonny can reach the seaside fixer-upper where his mother is spending the summer, a telephone call sends him back to the place he thought he had escaped, the gritty coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia...read more

Hardcover:

9780375431357 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, October 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.
9780385335225 | Delacorte Pubns Inc, October 1, 2001, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.

Paperback:

9780440240921 | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, October 1, 2002), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781587888861 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.
9781587888847 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 1, 2001), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.
9781587888854 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, October 1, 2001), cover price $96.25 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.

Prebinding:

9781439548943 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $16.99 | also contains Sky of Stone | About this edition: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships.

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In a sequel to The Ambassador's Son and The Keeper's Son, Coast Guard captain Josh Thurlow and his ragtag team of men race against time in a desperate quest to stay one step ahead of the enemy as they make their way amongst the Japanese-held islands of the South Pacific. 75,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780312334758 | Thomas Dunne Books, June 12, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: It's 1943 and World War II rages on.

Miscellaneous:

9781429915717 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Thomas Dunne Books, June 12, 2007), cover price $9.99 | also contains The Far Reaches

New York Times Bestselling Author Josh Thurlow, the Keeper's son of the Killakeet Lighthouse has forsworn his heritage to become the commander of the Maudie Jane, a small Coast Guard patrol boat operation off Killakeet. Josh is still tortured by guilt, seventeen years after losing his baby brother at sea. Then his life is complicated by the arrival of the beautiful Dosie Crossan, who has journeyed to lonely Killakeet to escape the outside world. While Josh's heart is stirred by the often vexing Dosie, he continues his search for his brother, even after a wolf pack of German U-boats arrives to soak the island's beaches with blood and oil.

Hardcover:

9780786259526 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: New York Times Bestselling Author Josh Thurlow, the Keeper's son of the Killakeet Lighthouse has forsworn his heritage to become the commander of the Maudie Jane, a small Coast Guard patrol boat operation off Killakeet.
9780312301897 | St Martins Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: 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.

Paperback:

9780312999490 | Reissue edition (St Martins Pr, August 1, 2004), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: 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.

Miscellaneous:

9781429905442 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Thomas Dunne Books, April 1, 2007), cover price $7.99

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739307632 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 1, 2003), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 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.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780739307625 | Abridged edition (Random House, September 1, 2003), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 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.

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.

Hardcover:

9780786277247 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 12, 2005), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: 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.
9780312301927 | Thomas Dunne Books, March 30, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: 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.

Paperback:

9780312354367 | Reprint edition (St Martins Pr, May 2, 2006), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: 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.

Miscellaneous:

9781429905435 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr Thomas Dunne Books, April 1, 2007), cover price $6.99

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Excerpts from the writings of the twelfth-century German nun and mystic lends insight into the visions she recorded in her major work, Scivias, convey her beliefs about a feminine and creative incarnation of the divine, and offer counsel on how to know the ways of God. 15,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780060750664 | Harpercollins, October 1, 2005, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Excerpts from the writings of the twelfth-century German nun and mystic lends insight into the visions she recorded in her major work, Scivias, convey her beliefs about a feminine and creative incarnation of the divine, and offer counsel on how to know the ways of God.

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Product Description: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships. But before Sonny can reach the seaside fixer-upper where his mother is spending the summer, a telephone call sends him back to the place he thought he had escaped, the gritty coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781593351823 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 30, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships.
9781593355296 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, June 30, 2004), cover price $39.25 | About this edition: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781587888878 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, October 1, 2002), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The author continues the story of his life with an account of the summer of 1961, which marked the end of his first year of college and the beginning of his dreams to leave his hometown of Coalwood behind.

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The best-selling author of October Sky shares the hard-won wisdom of the people of his coal-mining town roots to help Americans deal with the fear following September 11, 2001, including such truisms as 'We are not afraid,' We are proud of who we are,' 'We stand up for what we believe,' 'We work hard,' and 'We believe in miracles.' Original. 400,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780757300127 | Hci, March 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Recommends the principles of self-respect, forthrightness, family solidarity, religious faith, and self-reliance practiced by the people of the small, impoverished coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia, as an antidote to fear.

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Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.

Hardcover:

9780385335164 | Dell Pub Co, November 1, 2000, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.
9780375430879 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, September 1, 2000), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.

Paperback:

9780440237167 | Reprint edition (Dell Island Books, September 1, 2001), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780553527629 | Bantam Audio, October 1, 2000, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.

Reinforced:

9780606251600, titled "Coalwood Way" | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $16.80 | About this edition: Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.

Prebinding:

9781417617371, titled "Coalwood Way" | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2001, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: Continuing the story of the Rocket Boys of Coalwood, West Virginia, the author recounts his senior year in high school, while the forces of change bring Coalwood to a difficult crossroads and strain threatens to tear apart the Hickam home.

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In 2002, Jack Medaris--a brilliant, troubled scientist funded by a mysterious consortium--hijacks the Columbia space shuttle before its last routine mission and heads for the moon.

Miscellaneous:

9780440334170 | Delacorte Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $6.99 | also contains The Race at Harewood

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780671046408 | Abridged edition (Simon & Schuster Audioworks, July 1, 1999), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In 2002, Jack Medaris--a brilliant, troubled scientist funded by a mysterious consortium--hijacks the Columbia space shuttle before its last routine mission and heads for the moon.

Reinforced:

9780606252935 | Demco Media, December 1, 2000, cover price $15.20 | About this edition: In 2002, Jack Medaris--a brilliant, troubled scientist funded by a mysterious consortium--hijacks the Columbia space shuttle before its last routine mission and heads for the moon

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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'

Hardcover:

9781568957036 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, April 1, 1999), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: 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'
9780385333207 | Delacorte Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: 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'

Paperback:

9780385333214 | Reprint edition (Delta, February 1, 2000), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: 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'

Reinforced:

9780606189118 | Demco Media, June 1, 2000, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: 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'

Prebinding:

9780613366359 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $28.20 | About this edition: 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'

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The final mission of the Space Shuttle Columbia is hijacked by a group of NASA insiders determined to use the aging shuttle to travel back to the moon, and save the planet. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780385334228 | Delacorte Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In 2002, Jack Medaris--a brilliant, troubled scientist funded by a mysterious consortium--hijacks the Columbia space shuttle before its last routine mission and heads for the moon

Paperback:

9780440235385 | Dell Island Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: In 2002, Jack Medaris--a brilliant, troubled scientist funded by a mysterious consortium--hijacks the Columbia space shuttle before its last routine mission and heads for the moon

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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' (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780440235507 | Dell Pub Co, March 1, 1999, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: 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'

Reinforced:

9780606189347 | Demco Media, June 1, 1999, cover price $16.80 | About this edition: 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'

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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. Read by Beau Bridges. Book available.
By Beau Bridges (narrator) and Homer H. Hickam

Miscellaneous:

9780440333876 | Dell Pub Co, April 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | also contains Rocket Boys | About this edition: This is an account on audiotape of NASA engineer Hickam's high school days in West Virginia in the 1950s.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780743565066 | Abridged edition (Simon & Schuster, December 5, 2006), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: This is an account on audiotape of NASA engineer Hickam's high school days in West Virginia in the 1950s. When 14-year-old Homer watches Sputnik fly over his home town, his life is changed forever. His group of "Rocket Boy" friends launch their own rocket into space, and unite a town and a family...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9781568959726 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, April 1, 2000), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This is an account on audiotape of NASA engineer Hickam's high school days in West Virginia in the 1950s.

Miscellaneous:

9780440333876 | Dell Pub Co, April 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | also contains Rocket Boys | About this edition: This is an account on audiotape of NASA engineer Hickam's high school days in West Virginia in the 1950s.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780671582722 | Abridged edition (Simon & Schuster Audioworks, September 1, 1998), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Presents an account of death and rescue at sea during the early years of World War II, when German U-boats cruised up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard, sinking 259 ships and littering the waters with cargo and bodies.

Hardcover:

9780870217586 | Naval Inst Pr, April 1, 1989, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Slaughter at sea—just miles from U.

Paperback:

9781557503626 | Naval Inst Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Presents an account of death and rescue at sea during the early years of World War II, when German U-boats cruised up and down the U.
9780440210276, titled "Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast 1942" | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, May 1, 1991), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Presents a riveting account of death and rescue at sea during the early years of World War II, when German U-boats cruised up and down the U.

Reinforced:

9780606296496, titled "Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast 1942" | Demco Media, December 1, 1991, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: Book by Hickam, Homer

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