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The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

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Having a husband with a dangerous occupation is one thing, to have him actually leave the planet another. Lily Koppel’s book tells the stories of the women married to the first American astronauts, their loyalty and support for each other. Having to become adept at media appearances and interviews, they drew together into the Wives Club, their friendships lasting long after the last space voyage.

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The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

The true story of the wives behind the American Space Race, the challenges they faced in the '50s and '60s, and the 40 year friendship that bound them together.

About the Author

Lily Koppel is the bestselling author of The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal. She writes for the New York Times, and her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, the Huffington Post, and Glamour.

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Publication date

13th March 2014


Lily Koppel

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Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group


320 pages


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