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Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys Paperback – Deluxe Edition, June 23, 2009

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“Collins tells what his space journeys meant to him as a human being [and] discusses the role of man amid the multitudinous mechanical marvels . . . Profoundly affecting.” ―The New Yorker

“Michael Collins can write . . . No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly.” ―Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr., The New York Times Book Review

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Michael Collins, author of Carrying the Fire, flew in both theGemini 10 and Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in South Florida.
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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 40th Anniversary edition (June 23, 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 512 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0374531943
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0374531942
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.13 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.38 x 1.41 x 8.29 inches
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