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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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  • 2 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Large Print 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022663373 Large Print Available -
West Leonard Large Print 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022663340 Large Print Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062466440
  • ISBN: 0062466445
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 543 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First Harper Luxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Luxe [2016]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-543)
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The never-before-told true story of NASAs African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in Americas space programand whose contributions have been unheralded, until now. Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of professionals worked as Human Computers, calculating the flight paths that would enable these historic achievements.
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
African American mathematicians > Biography.
Space race.
Large type books.
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