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Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race / Margot Lee Shetterly.

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

Lee Shetterly, Margot, author. (Author).

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  • 3 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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    1 current holds with 3 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022568390 Non Fiction Available -
West Leonard 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022568382 Non Fiction Available -
Westside 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022568226 Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062363596 : HRD
  • ISBN: 006236359X : HRD
  • Physical Description: xviii, 346 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
An account of the previously unheralded but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women mathematicians to America's space program describes how they were segregated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws in spite of their groundbreaking successes.
Subject: Women mathematicians > United States > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
African American mathematicians > Biography.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Space race.
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