AMERICA ONE - Book 1

Overview

From the age of seven Ryan Richmond dreamed about going to Space. Now Ryan Richmond has $3 billion to play with, he is in his forties; and still wants to go to space. His only enemy; the US Government who doesn't have its own space program-and wants his new spaceship; AMERICA ONE.

He sold his first company at 19 and employed the remnants of the Russian Space Program; a couple of the best Russian space brains ...

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Overview

From the age of seven Ryan Richmond dreamed about going to Space. Now Ryan Richmond has $3 billion to play with, he is in his forties; and still wants to go to space. His only enemy; the US Government who doesn't have its own space program-and wants his new spaceship; AMERICA ONE.

He sold his first company at 19 and employed the remnants of the Russian Space Program; a couple of the best Russian space brains in the world.

Ryan founded, and sold two more companies in his twenties, and then hired most of the European Space Authority.

In his thirties he invested over $100 million into Internet Start-ups and Google, netting Billions. Then he waited until NASA's Shuttle Program came to a sad end and employed the best brains in the U.S. Space Program.

Now he is in his forties, still wants to go to space- the only problem is that The U.S. government doesn't have a current spaceship of their own- and wants his!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781481266710
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/18/2012
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

T I Wade was born in Bromley, Kent, England in 1954. His father, a banker was promoted with his International Bank to Africa and the young family moved to Africa in 1956.

The author grew up in Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Once he had completed his mandatory military commitments, at 23 he left Africa to mature in Europe.
He enjoyed Europe and lived in three countries; England, Germany and Portugal for 15 years. The author learned their way of life, and language before returning to Africa; Cape Town in 1989.

Here the author owned and ran a restaurant, a coffee manufacturing and retail business, flew a Cessna 210 around desolate southern Africa and achieved marriage in 1992.

Due to the upheavals of the political turmoil in South Africa, the Wade family of three moved to the United States in 1996. Park City, Utah was where his writing career began in 1997.

To date T I Wade has written nine novels.

The Author, his wife and two teenage children currently live 20 miles south of Raleigh, North Carolina.

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