Astronaut wives club: a true story

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display_description "As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. They had tea with Jackie Kennedy, appeared on the cover of Life magazine, and quickly grew into fashion icons. Annie Glenn, with her picture-perfect marriage, was the envy of the other wives; platinum-blonde Rene Carpenter was proclaimed JFK's favorite; and licensed pilot Trudy Cooper arrived on base with a secret. Together with the other wives they formed the Astronaut Wives Club, meeting regularly to provide support and friendship. Many became next-door neighbors and helped to raise each other's children by day, while going to glam parties at night. As their celebrity rose-and as divorce and tragic death began to touch their lives-they continued to rally together, and the wives have now been friends for more than fifty years. THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB tells the real storyof the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history"-- "Bestselling author Lily Koppel reveals for the first time the stories and secrets of America's unsung heroes-the wives of our original astronauts"-- "As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on deat
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subject_facet Astronautics -- United States -- History, Astronauts' spouses -- United States -- Biography, Women -- Texas -- Houston -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
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title Astronaut wives club : a true story
title_display Astronaut wives club : a true story
title_full Astronaut wives club : a true story / Lily Koppel, The Astronaut Wives Club, The Astronaut Wives Club A True Story
title_short Astronaut wives club :
title_sort astronaut wives club a true story
title_sub a true story
topic Astronautics United States History, Astronauts' spouses United States Biography, Biography & Autobiography, History, Military, Nonfiction, Women Texas Houston Social life and customs 20th century
topic_facet Astronautics, Astronauts' spouses, Biography & Autobiography, History, Military, Nonfiction, Social life and customs, Women