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Grace Hopper : the first woman to program the first computer in the United States

Author: Christy Marx
Publisher: New York, NY : Rosen Pub., 2004.
Series: Women hall of famers in mathematics and science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the career and work of Grace Hopper, a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy and a computer pioneer.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christy Marx
OCLC Number: 55517928
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: The tomboy years --
Getting an education --
Overcoming obstacles --
The Navy programmer --
A computer genius --
Spreading knowledge --
Taking initiative --
The making of a legend.
Series Title: Women hall of famers in mathematics and science.
Responsibility: Christy Marx.

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This book describes the career and work of Grace Hopper, a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy and a computer pioneer.

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