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A girl's guide to missiles : growing up in America's secret desert / Karen Piper.

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  • 10 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 17 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria B PIP (Text) 37521530900267 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 358.17 Pip (Text) 32604000205310 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 10/22/2018
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 358.1 PIP (Text) 840191002536384 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction In process -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 358.17 PIP (Text) 33187004411829 Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIOGRAPHY Piper (Text) 36626103968251 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B PIPER, KAREN (Text) 37500004523540 New Items Checked out 09/30/2068
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 921 PIPE (Text) 39391006891947 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 358.1709 PIP (Text) 34330513266677 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 PIP (Text) 37323005403947 NEW-BKS Checked out 10/23/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B PIP (Text) 78551000538045 Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399564543
  • ISBN: 0399564543
  • Physical Description: x, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322).
Formatted Contents Note:
Becoming China Lakers -- A teenage weaponeer -- Dynamic instability -- The Cold War at home -- Anything can be a weapon -- Off target -- Life without weapons.
Summary, etc.:
"A young woman who came of age with missiles presents a surreal and honest look at growing up on the China Lake missile range in the Mojave Desert, one of the most secretive weapons installations on Earth."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Piper, Karen Lynnea, 1965-
Piper, Earl Marwin, 1922-2005.
Piper, Mary Dahlstrom.
Naval Ordnance Test Station (China Lake, Calif.) > Employees > Biography.
United States. Office of Strategic Services > Biography.
Guided missiles > United States > History > Anecdotes.
Electronic technicians > United States > Biography.
Young women > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Cold War.
California, Southern > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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