text A girl's guide to missiles : growing up in America's secret desert

"A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles. The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Des... Read more

Becoming China Lakers -- A teenage weaponeer -- Dynamic instability -- The Cold War at home -- Anything can be a weapon -- Off target -- Life without weapons.

x, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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