"This is an exciting, insider's take on what it was like to become one of the first humans in space."
"Eugene Cernan offers unique insight...[he's] experienced it all"
--African Sun Times
"A fascinating book...Cernan pulls few punches."
"Refreshingly told...written as though it's been days since he went to space, not decades."
--St. Petersburg Times
"[with] thrilling highlights, this is a book not just about space flight but also about the often brutal competition that went on between the US and the Soviet Union."
"With the feel of a story recalled among friends, this is an appealingly down to earth account from the last man to walk on the moon. No advanced physics, no scientific mumbo-jumbo. Just a thoroughly engrossing recollection of Cernan's crucial role in the conquest of space. I loved the book."
--Ron Howard, Director, Apollo 13
"I know the American people will learn a great deal from this book. I hope they learn a lot more about astronaut Gene Cernan, my friend, a man of courage and dedication."
--President George Bush