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Review Of Homer Hickam's October Sky

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Once we finished reading October Sky, we were left with an immense feeling of satisfaction. Homer Hickam portrays in his memoir what times were like in the coal - mining days of southern West Virginia. He does this so well that you feel like you’re actually experiencing the moments with the Rocket Boys. Furthermore, the book inspires you to follow your dreams and to not give up when times are hard. Therefore, without a second - thought, we rate this book a five. We would recommend this touching and nostalgic memoir to anyone. October Sky is about a teenage boy named Sonny Hickam, who lives in the small town of Coalwood, West Virginia. Faced with an uncertain future, Sonny tries to escape from a life of mining by building rockets in the hopes
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