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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).

Available copies

  • 5 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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    0 current holds with 5 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Madison Square 510.9252 L515h 2016 (Text) (Place hold) 31307022766093 Non Fiction Available -
Main 510.9252 L515h 2016 (Text) (Place hold) 31307022791208 Non Fiction Available -
Van Belkum 510.9252 L515h 2016 (Text) (Place hold) 31307022766085 Non Fiction Available -
Van Belkum 510.9252 L515h 2016 (Text) (Place hold) 31307022766101 Non Fiction Available -
Westside 510.9252 L515h 2016 (Text) (Place hold) 31307022766077 Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062363602 : PAP
  • ISBN: 0062363603 : PAP
  • Physical Description: xviii, 349 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First William Morrow movie tie-in trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes reading group guide.
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2016 by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers."--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
An account of the previously unheralded 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 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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