This is a Christmas gift for our son. He is very anxious to read this book.Published 2 days ago by Robert Lewis
Covers a side of science that often receives little popular attention via the documentation of a life as intriguing as it was influential. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Mark Freeman
Fascinating review of under the radar rocket pioneer. My favorite aspects of the book:
--insight into southern California society in the 30's and 40's that led up to... Read more
Very good book - fascinating to learn about the infancy of rocketry.Published 5 months ago by Anne B.
Well-written and thoroughly researched, "Strange Angel' connects the dots between occultist Aleister Crowley, JPL rocketeer John Whiteside Parsons and Scientology founder L. Read morePublished 8 months ago by K. Vanesian
Such an interesting, readable account if the birth of rocket science and the culture that surrounded it. I recommended this book to everyone I talked to.Published 11 months ago by Ricardo Tubbs
I have read it twice, the first time on loan and now from my own copy to keep.
I bought this copy for myself because I recently visited an aeronautical museum that... Read more
Jack Parsons was a curious character. I first read about him n "Sex and Rockets". He marched to a different drummer. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Beelial
The author is biased in places and seems to assume he knows what is in the minds of people long dead about whom he writes; this is a somewhat tautological approach to history. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Stephen Doyle