"Rocket Boys" is labelled a memoir, not a biography. What sets these two words apart?
A biography, defined by the same source, is the story of a real person's life written by someone other than that person
An essay written in the American Scholar by William Zinsser describes how to write a memoir.
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YouTube interview with Homer Hickam (part one) by WOUBPBS. Interview properly starts at 1:45. Parts two and three of the interview are also on YouTube.
Rocket boys : a memoir / Homer H. Hickam, Jr
The Coalwood way / Homer Hickam
Sky of stone / Homer Hickam
Other works by Homer Hickam, including several novels, can be located with WorldCat Discovery using either the author's name or the title of the book.
All of these titles are available in the library's general collection.