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The Resource A girl's guide to missiles : growing up in America's secret desert, Karen Piper

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

Label
A girl's guide to missiles : growing up in America's secret desert
Title
A girl's guide to missiles
Title remainder
growing up in America's secret desert
Statement of responsibility
Karen Piper
Title variation
Growing up in America's secret desert
Title variation remainder
growing up in Americas secret desert
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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."--
Summary
A young woman who came of age with missiles presents a poignant, surreal and honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on Earth
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10685286
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Piper, Karen Lynnea
Dewey number
  • 358.1/7092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
VF373
LC item number
.P57 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piper, Karen Lynnea
  • Piper, Earl Marwin
  • Piper, Mary Dahlstrom
  • Naval Ordnance Test Station (China Lake, Calif.)
  • United States
  • Guided missiles
  • Electronic technicians
  • Young women
  • Cold War
  • California, Southern
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
growing up in America's secret desert
Label
A girl's guide to missiles : growing up in America's secret desert, Karen Piper
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming China Lakers -- A teenage weaponeer -- Dynamic instability -- The Cold War at home -- Anything can be a weapon -- Off target -- Life without weapons
Control code
21434604
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399564543
Lccn
2018025068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A girl's guide to missiles : growing up in America's secret desert, Karen Piper
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming China Lakers -- A teenage weaponeer -- Dynamic instability -- The Cold War at home -- Anything can be a weapon -- Off target -- Life without weapons
Control code
21434604
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 322 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399564543
Lccn
2018025068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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