Essef - Written by aerospace engineer, accurate story of main engine failure on polar lanch, deadstick landing (aren't they all) on Easter Island, and subsequent complications. Technically very accurate. Characterization and development least good of Correy's (G. Harry Stine's) books.
Used availability for Lee Correy's Shuttle Down
December 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
March 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback