A Difficult Par: Robert Trent Jones Sr. and the Making of Modern Golf (Gotham Penguin, 2014). The book was awarded the Herbert Warren Wind Award by the United States Golf Association as the best golf book of the year.
The Bird Is on the Wing (Texas A&M University Press)
The Wind and Beyond (NASA) - (six-volume series) The book was awarded the Eugene Ferguson Prize for Outstanding Reference Work by the Society for the History of Technology in 2005
Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: The Inside Story of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster - May 2009 (University Press of Florida), co-author Allan J. McDonald.
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