Mary Drover's Reviews > First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

First Man by James R. Hansen
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really liked it
bookshelves: space, nonfiction

Can you tell by the TWENTY days it took me to read this that I could not convince myself to finish it? And I mean that in the best possible way because I just didn’t want to leave Neil behind. Every chapter I read brought me closer to the end of his story, and I didn’t want it. I wanted to live in Neil’s world for as long as possible, so I spent almost all month reading bits and pieces of this. And honestly, I think this was even better because of that. I got to live with Neil for about three weeks, and it was delightful. He is delightful. If you’re a space fan or want to learn more about the Apollo astronauts, this is a damn good read.
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Reading Progress

February 8, 2017 – Shelved
February 8, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
August 3, 2017 – Shelved as: space
March 4, 2019 – Started Reading
March 4, 2019 –
page 57
12.28%
March 10, 2019 –
page 107
23.06%
March 14, 2019 –
page 151
32.54%
March 19, 2019 –
page 207
44.61%
March 20, 2019 –
page 291
62.72%
March 24, 2019 – Finished Reading
March 25, 2019 – Shelved as: nonfiction

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