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Homers Boy

Life And Times Of The Son Of Homer

by Lloyd R. Sims

  • 54 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11790125M
    ISBN 101418450553
    ISBN 109781418450557


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As the memoir begins, Homer Hickam Jr. is a young teenager living in the mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. His father is Homer Hickam Sr., the superintendent of the mine, his mother is Elsie Hickam, who makes no secret of her dislike for the mine and mining, and his brother is Jim Hickam, a handsome, popular football player.

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Homer. To Homer’s relief, no one is hurt—the only “victim” is the fence itself. Elsie runs outside and yells at Homer. Before she can get far, Homer Sr. rushes outside, and Elsie begins yelling at him. They begin arguing about Homer Sr.’s life as a miner, and Homer quietly sneaks into the house.

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Homer Hickam’s short article about his life as a young boy growing up in Coalwood, WV and aspiring to be a rocket scientist was called “The Big Creek Missile Agency” and was written for Air & Space Magazine in It received so much acclaim and interest, he was asked to write a book.

The Kid Who Only Hit Homers SAVE TO LIST. Free download or read online Rocket Boys pdf (ePUB) (Coalwood Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Homer Hickam. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Book 2 in the series: The Coalwood Way. Book Summary: In this follow-up to his bestselling autobiography Rocket Boys, Homer Hickam chronicles the eventful autumn of in his hometown, the West Virginia mining town of n-year-old Homer and his pals in the Big Creek Missile Agency are high school seniors, still building homemade rockets and hoping that.

Homer Hickam is the author of many books including the acclaimed memoir Rocket Boys that was made into the film October Sky. His awards for writing are many and include the University of Alabama's Clarence Cason Award and Shepherd University's Appalachian Heritage Author's Award.

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when he was a small boy. The book will find readers among high school and college Greek students, advanced students in Homer or epic poetry classes, graduate students working on reading-list requirements, and anyone interested in maintaining Greek reading skills.

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“Rocket Boys” by Homer Hickam, also called “October Sky,” is the story of a young boy growing up Coalwood, a West Virginia mining town. Filled with interesting characters, ideas and life lessons, it also has a lot of excellent quotes which encapsulate both the themes and ideas of the book as well as the tone of the time that the book was written in.

The book is dedicated “To Mom and Dad and the people of Coalwood.” Why do you think Homer made that dedication. Many schools from fifth grade to college are studying Rocket Boys/October Sky in their classrooms, including English, math, and science classes.

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The Iliad for Boys and Girls by Alfred John CHURCH ( - ). Unabridged audiobook. FAB Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at. In the book October Sky, the boys had many obstacles to overcome.

The boys lived in a town dominated by the coal mining industry, a career that loomed over them like a dark shadow. The boys. The title of the film, October Sky, is an anagram of Rocket Boys. A marketing survey indicated that Rocket Boys as a title would confuse the audience with another movie, Rocket Man, and therefore the change.

In any case, I am proud of the film and also proud to have this mass market version of my book under the October Sky title/5().

The first version of Homer’s groundbreaking work by a woman will change our understanding of it for ever. Book of the day Poetry The Odyssey translated by Author: Charlotte Higgins.Homer Hickam, Jr. Propulsion Engineer/Spacecraft Design Engineer, Retired Writer Alabama, USA.

When you were a little boy, what did you expect to grow up to be? By the time I was in the third grade, I knew I wanted to be a writer. I loved to write stories.