“Combines gripping narrative and strongly defined characters . . . engrossing.”
“Up close and personal . . . Jones, who obtained the cooperation of Bowersox and his crewmates, captures their feelings of separation from Earth and delivers space travel’s ever-present risk in a kinetic rendering of their harrowing return home.”
About the Author
CHRIS JONES joined Esquire
as a contributing editor and sports columnist, and became a Writer at Large when he won the 2005 National Magazine Award for Feature Writing for the story that became the basis for this book. Previously he was a sportswriter at the National Post
, where he won an award as Canada’s outstanding young journalist. His work has also appeared in The Best American Magazine Writing
and The Best American Sports Writing
anthologies. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.