Sputnik's Child

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About the author:
Fred Ledley is an accomplished physician, scientist, entrepreneur, and member of the baby boom generation. He has written extensively on topics ranging from biology and medicine to philosophy, ethics, education, and the sense of wonder. In his first novel, Sputnik's Child, he provides a human perspective on the ideas that influenced his generation and the faith that will inform the future.

Sputnik's Child
 

Authored by Fred Ledley

Jackie is Sputnik's Child - born on October 4, 1957, the day that a human satellite first escaped the gravity of Earth for the heavens. This is her story and the history of a generation forged in an Age of Aquarius, which found faith in the promise of technologies powerful enough to transport men to the Moon and picture the Earth as it appears to God. It is a story about one mother's foundation and fears, her exuberance and passion, and her desperation to find a cure for her stricken child that brings her to a crisis of faith.


Publication Date:
Nov 04 2011
ISBN/EAN13:
1453653864 / 9781453653869
LCCN:
2010910542
Page Count:
334
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White with Bleed
Related Categories:
Fiction / General




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