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This by far is the best book on Armstrong, very detailed and in fact the writing style somewhat reflects the subjects personality.
Having read many of the books by and about the moonwalkers, if you are looking for a thorough treatment of an astronaut's life story, this is the only one.
I would highly recommend this book to those interested in learning more about Neil Armstrong or about the history of the U.S. space program.
I'm not big on biographies, except for a few big hitters (Walter Isaacson's "Steve Jobs") as it tends to be difficult for them to hold my attention in an engaging way. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Kris Mortensen
One of the best books that I have read on the life of one of our most dedicated astronauts. I believe that a as a young he wanted to get to the moon and strove to make that a... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Robert J. OBrien
Lengthy and rich with detail; but well worth the slog. I learned a lot about Armstrong. It also refreshed my memory on matters that I had forgotten or nearly forgotten.Published 1 month ago by V. Ciricola
Good, long, detailed and interesting. A lot of post landing history which was fascinating. How do you live as literally the most famous human ever?Published 1 month ago by Mrtimm
A great book about a great American! My Cousin, Walter Fruland who worked for NASA, picked up Neil upon his completion of quarantine after 3 weeks and returned him to his family... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gary
I am sure some people enjoyed this book greatly. It wasn't for me though. I should also note that I did not finish the book, I quit half way or so through. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mike Honcho
I love space travel and any media items about it, be it books, tv shows, etc. I was 15 years old when Neil Armstrong touched down on the moon in July 1969. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Airbus30B
A great tribute to a great man on his life and historic adventure.Published 2 months ago by Apollo11