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American Moonshot

John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

by Douglas Brinkley

Hardcover, 548 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $35 |

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American Moonshot
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John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race
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An award-winning historian and perennial New York Times best-selling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge and America's race to the moon. (United States history). 200,000 first printing.