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Pendle, George, 1976–. Strange angel: the otherworldly life of rocket scientist John Whiteside. Parsons, George Pendle. 1st ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pendle, George, 1976–. Although charges of strange cultism were not substantiated, they had been noted.
Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times (Top-left) Parsons at the age of eighteen. He would be a lifelong fencing enthusuast. Reprinted by permission of the agent for the estate of Frank R. Paul The Suicide Squad rests from its labors. From left: Rudolph Schott, a student assistant; Apollo Smith; Frank Malina; Ed Forman; Jack Parsons. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society convenes at Clifton’s Cafeteria. A young Ray Bradbury sits two from the left.
George Pendle (born 1976) is a British author and journalist. He was educated at Stowe School and St Peter's College, Oxford. After working at The Times from 1997 to 2001, Pendle wrote his first book, Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons (2005). Pendle’s second book – The Remarkable Millard Fillmore: The Unbelievable Life of a Forgotten President (2007) is a faux-biography of the unlucky thirteenth President of the United States of America, Millard Fillmore.
Praise for strange angel. Pendle weaves a fascinating yarn. As a history of space travel, Strange Angel is a cornerstone. This is your book if you want to start reading up on the space age. he deftly and seemingly effortlessly leads his readers through the technical aspects of Parsons' work. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to enjoy it. -The Seattle Times. Pasadena's famous Craftsman mansions disgorge their ghosts in this rambunctiously funny, deliriously weird, and incredibly true story of a space-science pioneer turned lustful witch. Mike Davis, author of City of Quatrz. As a history of space travel, Strange Angel is a cornerstone
George Pendle is an author and journalist. He writes about contemporary art, historical fiction, imaginary countries, real monsters, mad scientists, sane occultists, and the color blue
George Pendle is an author and journalist. He writes about contemporary art, historical fiction, imaginary countries, real monsters, mad scientists, sane occultists, and the color blue. He has written for the Economist, the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Times (London), the Guardian, the Observer, frieze, Cabinet, Bidoun, Modern Painters, and Icon.
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Strange Angel has found its Aleister Crowley. Created by Mark Heyman and based on George Pendle’s book of the same name, Strange Angel explores the bizarre true story of Jack Parsons, a man who straddled the worlds of science and the occult, pioneering America’s rocketry program while simultaneously practicing sex magick rituals and living by the creed Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Publisher: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ); New Ed edition (April 6, 2006)
Pages: 376 pages