Apr 03, 2018 · Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 is a very compelling narrative history of the first and very risky journey of man leaving earth to orbit the moon. Kurson, like in his previous work, Shadow Divers, delves deeply into the context of a singular event, and makes the unique fit into the larger history.. “Spectacular . . . [Rocket Men] carries on in great style through 350-some pages of ‘daring, adventure, risk-taking’ and so much more. . . . Kurson’s portraits of the men, as well as their wives, their families and space-program colleagues, are intimate and artfully drawn.”—Chicago Tribune “Refreshing . . .. Title: Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey Of Apollo 8 And The Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey To The Moon. Format: Paperback. Product dimensions: 384 pages, 7.95 X 5.16 X 0.8 in. Shipping dimensions: 384 pages, 7.95 X 5.16 X 0.8 in. Published: May 21, 2019. Publisher: Random House Publishing Group. "/>Rocket men the daring odyssey of