Publisher: Capture Books
Mister B: Living with a 98-Year-Old Rocket Scientist charms the bejeebers out of the Greatest Generation, WWII and the Cold War. In 2013, an old man's chauffeur-cum-cook begins to journal the story of M-i-s-t-e-r B. Joseph Byk was born in 1916, the Rhode Island son of Polish immigrants. Capturing Mr. B from his hand-me-down-baggy-pants-poverty to becoming a self-made man, the rocket scientist begins school as a disruptive and uninterested student. By the end of his senior year at Woonsocket High, the joke's on him! He regrets his missing geometry lessons. Why? Because suddenly, he aspires to design vehicles that defy gravity. This instructive and humorous aerospace memoir, Mister B, (spell it out), at 350 pages, is also available in hardback, and offers 50 historic photographs to back up each story. It can be found in the grumpy ol’ men’s section at your local bookstore.Luckily, Joe ...