Book Review (Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff) Author’s Name Institution of Affiliation Date of Submission Book Review (Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff) Tom Wolfe’s book “The Right Stuff ” is a 1979 fascinating non-fiction account of the early days of the U.S. space program. It also describes the men who aided in launching the first manned flights. It is a novel about the people who had “the right stuff” a combination of talent heroism athleticism and the bravery who started as test pilots and those who became the famous mercury astronauts. Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager is one of the primary characters whose bravery in the space became the epitome of the risky and harsh decisions that a group of individuals took with the aim of making a difference regarding their country’s political and most importantly social aspects. It therefore represents the decisions that particular individuals are ready to take with the aim of making the best for other without considering the dangers that await them (Wolfe 2005). In this regard it tends to represent particular aspics are required for efficient and changes in a specific condition and most importantly those that are needed to provide the best for other. The book can therefore be related to the fact that changes require decisions which strong or sometimes weak. Reference Wolfe T. (2005). The right stuff. Random House. [...]
This book review is not a summary. While a short (1 paragraph) explanation of the topic covered (including period and major themes) should be included, most of your efforts should focus on engaging critically with the author. What can we learn about post-WWII society, politics, and the technology from reading Wolf’s book? What did you find most insightful about the book? How did the author contribute to your understanding of U.S. history? Is it a worthwhile book? Why or why not?