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The Afronauts ( FIRST EDITION ) ( SIGNED )
Autoeditado, Self-published 2012 - FIRST EDITION / SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR / CONDITION: MINT - Like new For any further information do not hesitate to ask / Pages 84 / / Out of print / 17×23 cm / Softcover / 36+drawings+collages / / "In 1964, still living the dream of their recently gained independence, Zambia started a space program that would put the first African on the moon catching up the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race. Only a few optimists supported the project by Edward Makuka, the school teacher in charge of presenting the ambitious program and getting its necessary funding. But the financial aid never came, as the United Nations declined their support, and one of the astronauts, a 16 year old girl, got pregnant and had to quit. That is how the heroic initiative turned into an exotic episode of the african history, surrounded by wars, violence, droughts and hunger" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]
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