October Sky - Lauren Gray Dr. Lee Comm 140 7 April 2008...

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Lauren Gray Dr . Lee Comm 140 7 April 2008 Movie vs . Book Rocket Boys was the original book written by acclaimed author Homer Hickam Jr . In a way, it is an autobiography about his life as a young boy growing up in Coalwood, West Virginia and aspiring to be a rocket scientist . The book was made into a movie which premiered in 1999; it was called October Sky instead of Rocket Boys . When the movie opened, there were several differences and similarities between the movie and the book, which is usually the case when a book is turned into a movie . Some of the differences between the book and the movie are the title differences, character differences, characters being left out, emphasis on characters, relationships, scenes being left out, and more . Similarities included characters, character behaviors, and generally the same plot line . Though the book and movie are different, they are both extremely good stories
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