Homer Hickam

Homer Hickam (also known as Homer H. Hickam Jr.) is the bestselling and award-winning author of many books, including the #1 New York Times memoir Rocket Boys, which was adapted into the popular filmOctober Sky. A writer since grade school, he is also a Vietnam veteran, a former coal miner, a scuba instructor, an avid amateur paleontologist, and a retired engineer. He lives in Alabama and the Virgin Islands.

  • Albert vuelve a casa (Carrying Albert Home)

    By Homer Hickam

    Read by Alberto Santillán

    La historia, en cierto modo real, de un hombre, su esposa y su caimán.

    The intriguing tale of a young couple and a special alligator on a crazy 1,000-mile adventure.

    “In all of its romance, humor, swashbuckling action, heartwarming affection, and tear-jerking sadness, CARRYING ALBERT HOME, in a word, is fantastic.” - Florida Book Review

    Released July 12, 2016
    Spanish, Unabridged

  • Cielo de octubre (Rocket Boys)

    By Homer Hickam

    Read by Alberto Santillán

    The endearing coming-to-age memoir that inspired the film October Sky

    "A great read...One closes the book with an immense feeling of satisfaction." - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Released December 5, 2017
    Spanish, Unabridged