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The Right Stuff

by Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe began The Right Stuff at a time when it was unfashionable to contemplate American heroism. Nixon had left the White House in disgrace, the nation was reeling from the catastrophe of Vietnam, and in 1979--the year the book appeared--Americans were being held hostage by Iranian militants. Yet it was exactly the anachronistic courage of his ...
Publish Date
2008
March 4
Goodreads rating
4.24
ISBN
9780312427566
Tags
nonfictionhistoryscience
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