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The Dream Life of Astronauts by Patrick Ryan
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it was ok

So incredibly disappointed in this book. I should have read the reviews first.

I grew up on the Space Coast, so I was excited about the prospect of a book of short stories set around my hometown. The majority of the stories get only a casual mention to Cape Canaveral and Merritt Island...Cocoa gets a very brief glance. The ONE story that discusses the shuttle program in any depth is dry and factual.

There is no heart of the Space Coast in these stories. There is no thru-line to them either. Random people, random things happen, random time periods.

Overall it was just blah. If you were looking to recapture a but of the excitement of the youth you had watching rockets and shuttles launch from your backyard, you'll have to look elsewhere.
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Reading Progress

February 26, 2017 – Started Reading
February 26, 2017 – Shelved
March 20, 2017 – Finished Reading

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