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Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race

Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Luxe, [2016]
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : First Harper Luxe editionView all editions and formats
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The true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Lee Shetterly
ISBN: 9780062466440 0062466445
OCLC Number: 923792923
Description: xxiv, 543 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A door opens --
Mobilization --
Past is prologue --
The double V --
Manifest destiny --
War birds --
The duration --
Those who moved forward --
Breaking the barriers --
Home by the sea --
The area rule --
Serendipity --
Turbulence --
Angle of attack --
Young, gifted, and black --
What a difference a day makes --
Outer space --
With all deliberate speed --
Model behavior --
Degrees of freedom --
Out of the past, the future --
America is for everybody --
To boldly go.
Responsibility: Margot Lee Shetterly.

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The true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space.

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