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The story begins with the Soviet Union’s successful launch of the world’s first artificial satellite called Sputnik on October 4, 1957. While ushering in a new age of space exploration, the successful launch of Sputnik sent a shock-wave through the American public.
As with their first book, “The Emperor Norton's Treasure Hunt”, this book takes you on a wild adventure through San Francisco. The story is filled with iconic landmarks and a wide range of locations, detailed history, and with multiple lessons learned.
I love the way the Durkins write. Their characters in this book are fabulous! That is one thing I can always count on with the Durkins, they know how to create believable and relatable characters that you feel like you know personally.
This is a beautifully written book that gives the reader a glimpse into the heart of the character and into a particular period of our history.