By Tom Wolfe
Hundreds of thousands of phrases have poured forth approximately man's journey to the moon, yet earlier few humans have had a feeling of the main engrossing part of the journey; specifically, what went on within the minds of the astronauts themselves - in area, at the moon, or even in the course of definite odysseys in the world. it truly is this, the internal lifetime of the astronauts, that Tom Wolfe describes together with his nearly uncanny emapthetic powers, that made this ebook a vintage.
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But as I thought about the deal, I recalled an incident that hap pened to me when I was four, back in 1957. Another one of my uncles gave me and my sister Linda a dollar to go to the store in Jackson and buy candy. We did that, and when we left the store, a black man approached my sister to ask for money, so she gave him the change we had from the dollar. When we went home, we told my uncle. He didn’t like that one bit. He took his shotgun, went into Jackson, and right in front of the store, he shot the man dead.
S. attorney, through the FBI headquarters, to initiate an intelli gence investigation. First Encounter | 17 Already, thirty to forty like-minded white supremacists attended “church” every Sunday. People came from Ohio, Indiana, Michi gan, Kentucky, Illinois, and Pennsylvania to listen to Redfeairn’s racist rhetoric, and we were concerned that he could inspire vio lence on the scale of the Oklahoma City bombing. It was around this point that I realized how valuable Dave Hall could be for us. ” “Yeah,” I responded, although I hadn’t yet crossed fully into DT.
Talk ing with the man. This was it. I ambled over to them and decided to put on an act, like I was upset about something and just needed to talk. That would hide my nervousness, at any rate. ” I yelled. “One of ’em almost ran me off the road. ” Redfeairn nodded and smiled: he understood my frustration. He extended his hand. “I’m Pastor Ray Redfeairn,” he said. D. make the introduction. “I’m sorry about my language, Pastor,” I said. “That’s all right, Brother, I understand. ” Redfeairn then handed me a business card.
The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe