The Resource The astronaut wives club : a true story, Lily Koppel, (electronic resource)

The astronaut wives club : a true story, Lily Koppel, (electronic resource)

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The astronaut wives club : a true story
Title
The astronaut wives club
Title remainder
a true story
Statement of responsibility
Lily Koppel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. They had tea with Jackie Kennedy, appeared on the cover of Life magazine, and quickly grew into fashion icons. Annie Glenn, with her picture-perfect marriage, was the envy of the other wives; platinum-blonde Rene Carpenter was proclaimed JFK's favorite; and licensed pilot Trudy Cooper arrived on base with a secret. Together with the other wives they formed the Astronaut Wives Club, meeting regularly to provide support and friendship. Many became next-door neighbors and helped to raise each other's children by day, while going to glam parties at night. As their celebrity rose-and as divorce and tragic death began to touch their lives-they continued to rally together, and the wives have now been friends for more than fifty years. THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history"--
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Koppel, Lily
Dewey number
629.450092/655097641411
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL789.85.A1
LC item number
K67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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3M Company
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  • Astronauts' spouses
  • Women
  • Astronautics
  • Women
  • Aviation
Label
The astronaut wives club : a true story, Lily Koppel, (electronic resource)
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Electronic book
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o851387160
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455579136
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
banzvr9
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o851387160
  • (Sirsi) o851387160
  • (OCoLC)851387160
Label
The astronaut wives club : a true story, Lily Koppel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o851387160
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455579136
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
banzvr9
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o851387160
  • (Sirsi) o851387160
  • (OCoLC)851387160

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