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  • Paperback: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc; Anniversary edition edition (7 July 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0374531943
  • ISBN-13: 978-0374531942
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 3.6 x 21.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 102 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 19,899 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Collins tells what his space journeys meant to him as a human being [and] discusses the role of man amid the multitudinous mechanical marvels . . . Profoundly affecting." --"The New Yorker
""Michael Collins can write . . . No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly." --Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr., "The New York Times Book Review"

About the Author

Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in South Florida.


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