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New York Times bestselling author and longtime space reporter Jay Barbree presents the definitive biography of Neil Armstrong.

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Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, America's modern hero and history's most famous space traveler. Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight, Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time is the definitive story of Neil's life of flight he shared for five decades with a trusted friend—Jay Barbree.

Barbree writes about Neil's three passions—flight, family, and friends. This is the inside story of Neil Armstrong from the time he flew combat missions in the Korean War, to when he saved his Gemini 8 by flying the first emergency return from Earth orbit, to when he flew Apollo 11 to the moon's Sea of Tranquility. Through his friendship with Neil and his dedicated research, Barbree brings us the most accurate account of his friend's life, the book he and the famed astronaut planned together for twenty years.

"Prichard never misses a beat, delivering what is a very enjoyable audio dedicated to the icon of the great American space age." ---Booklist Audio Review

"Michael Prichard is his usual solid self, not adding false emotion to a story that is filled with excitement. At the same time, he varies his tone and pacing to keep the narrative flowing." ---AudioFile
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Neil Armstrong

A Life of Flight

Author Jay Barbree

Narrated by Michael Prichard

Publication date Jul 8, 2014

Running time 11 hrs 3 min

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