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    • First Man

    • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s surface in 1969, the first man on the Moon became a legend. In First Man, author James R. Hansen explores the life of Neil Armstrong. Based on over 50 hours of interviews with the intensely private Armstrong, who also gave Hansen exclusive access to private documents and family sources, this "magnificent panorama of the second half of the American twentieth century" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) is an unparalleled biography of an American icon.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not really 'unabridged'

    • By A Reader on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $28.34

    • First Man

    • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    In a penetrating exploration of American hero worship, Hansen addresses the complex legacy of the First Man, as an astronaut and as an individual. In First Man, the personal, technological, epic, and iconic blend to form the portrait of a great but reluctant hero who will forever be known as history's most famous space traveler.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not great, but pretty good

    • By Tim on 12-13-06

    Regular price: $31.93