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Homer Hickam
Hometown: Coalwood, West Virginia


Publications and Awards

Paco: The Cat Who Meowed in Space, Amazon Digital Services, 2012
Sky of Stone, Dell, 2002
We Are Not Afraid, HCI, 2002
The Coalwood Way, Island Books, 2001
Rocket Boys, Dell, 1999
Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, 1942, Naval Institute Press, 1996

"In Our Own Good Time" - Wall Street Journal, January 2004
"Not a Culture but Perhaps a Cult: NASA and the Shuttle" - Wall Street Journal, August 2003
"Goodbye to a 'Good Old Girl'" - Wall Street Journal, February 2003
"'Novoirs' - The Genre that Isn't But Ought to Be" - Critique Magazine, 2003
"Bozeman Ballistic Barbies - You Go Girl!" - Air & Space Magazine, April/May 2002
"The Path to Greatness" - Wall Street Journal, March 2001
"Bring Back the Rocket Boys" - Wall Street Journal, May 1999
"Time to be Great Again" - Wall Street Journal, July 1999
"The Article that Started it All" - Air & Space Magazine, February/March 1995
"The Contrabandistas" - Air & Space Magazine, February/March 1995

Literary Awards:
2013 - Clarence Cason Award
2007 - honorary doctorate in Literature from Marshall University
1998 - W. D. Weatherford Award

More Information

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