Thorndike Press

A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert

  • Karen Piper
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  • ISBN-10: 143285674X
  • ISBN-13: 9781432856748
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 1.40 lbs ( .64 kgs)
  • 512 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released November 2018

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A poignant and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth.


Customer Reviews

[Piper] offers an incredible view of a little-known community, from WWII all the way through 9/11, and examines how her family navigated life in a town built for war.

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