Carrying the Fire by Michael Collins audiobook

Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys

By Michael Collins
Read by David Colacci

Tantor Audio 9780374531942
20.30 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781665268714

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In Carrying the Fire, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of the adventure of reaching the moon. He also traces his development from his first flight experiences in the air force, through his days as a test pilot, to his Apollo 11 spacewalk, presenting an evocative picture of the joys of flight as well as a new perspective on time, light, and movement from someone who has seen the fragile Earth from the other side of the moon.

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In Carrying the Fire, Michael Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of the adventure of reaching the moon. He also traces his development from his first flight experiences in the air force, through his days as a test pilot, to his Apollo 11 spacewalk, presenting an evocative picture of the joys of flight as well as a new perspective on time, light, and movement from someone who has seen the fragile Earth from the other side of the moon.

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Editorial Reviews

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
“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.” New Yorker
“Michael Collins can write…No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly.” New York Times

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Author Bio: Michael Collins

Author Bio: Michael Collins

Michael Collins is the pen name of award-winning author Dennis Lynds. His Dan Fortune stories constitute one of the longest-running private detective series ever written, spanning nearly forty years. Collins is largely credited with being the writer who brought the detective novel into the modern age.

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Author Bio: Michael Collins

Author Bio: Michael Collins

Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in southern Florida.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 20.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English