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

Hidden figures [GRPL Book Club] : 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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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Book Club 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022784245 Book Club Available -
Main Book Club 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022784252 Book Club Checked out 01/07/2019
Main Book Club 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022784260 Book Club Available -
Main Book Club 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022784286 Book Club Available -
Main Book Club 510.9252 L515h (Text) 31307022791547 Book Club Checked out 01/10/2019

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.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
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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