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Summary: True story of a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia during the 1950's who dreams of building rockets.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie October 1999

Hickam, Homer H.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Homar Hickam chronicles the experiences he has as a young boy growing up in the small coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications, Inc. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam (the father of the author) were high school classmates in the West Virginia coalfields, graduating just as the Great Depression began. When Homer asked for her hand, Elsie instead headed to Orlando where she sparked with a dancing actor named Buddy Ebsen (yes, that Buddy Ebsen). But when Buddy headed for New York, Elsie's dreams of a life with him were crushed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Soon after paleontologist Norman "Pick" Pickford happens on a discovery in Montana that could prove to be revolutionary, a menacing visitor is murdered and Mike Wire, retired L.A. homicide detective and ranch foreman, realizes that the fossils may be worth killing for.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: It's 1943 and World War II rages on. Coast Guard Captain Josh Thurlow is on hand at the invasion of Tarawa, as the U.S. Navy begins the grand strategy of throwing her marines at island after bloody island across the Pacific. But the young Americans go up against fanatical defenders, who revel in snipers, big guns, and human wave attacks from which there is no escape save death. Critically...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: In 1943, Coast Guard captain Josh Thurlow leads a desperate venture to Japanese-held islands of the South Pacific to track down a Medal of Honor hero and an ambassador's missing son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Seventeen years after losing his baby brother at sea, Josh Thurlow is still tortured by guilt, and his life is further complicated by the arrival of the beautiful Dosie Crossan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: Homer Hickam, the introspective son of a mine superintendent and a mother determined to get him out of Coalwood, West Virginia forever, nurtures a dream to send rockets into outer space--an ambition that changes his life and the lives of everyone living in Coalwood in 1957.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4092 HIC

Hickam, Homer H.

Summary: In the summer of '61, Homer "Sonny" Hickam, a year of college behind him, is dreaming of sandy beaches and rocket ships. But before Sonny can reach the seaside fixer-upper where his mother is spending the summer, a telephone call sends him back to the place he thought he had escaped, the gritty coal-mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. There, Sonny's father, the mine's superintendent, has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813.54 HIC