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Strange Angel (NonFiction)

June 18 2007 at 7:09 AM
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Strange Angel
by George Pendle
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After his untimely death in 1952, maverick rocketeer John Parsons was revealed to have been a follower of occultist Aleister Crowley and was promptly written off as an embarrassment to science. Here, Pendle recovers a fascinating life and explores the unruly consequences of genius.


 
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sandy
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Intriguing

June 22 2007, 12:39 PM 

I wasn't sure I was going to like this book but today's read did it for me.
It is easy to forget what his time was like and how rocket science started.
Am going to enjoy reading the rest of this book

 
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Lorraine
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Interesting

June 25 2007, 1:24 PM 

I found this read to be quite interesting, being that I work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and live in Pasadena, Calif. He appears to be a very complex person. I am enjoying reading about him and Pasadena back in the 1930's. I have purchased the book.

 
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