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

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1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mille Lacs Lake Community Library BCK 510.92 L 32050008188051 Book Club Kit Checked out 06/05/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062363603 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9780062363602 : PAP
  • Physical Description: 12 books (xviii, 349 pages) in a tote box ; 11 x 15 x 7 + 1 folder.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Twelve copies of this title are in a book club kit for checkout.
Includes reading group guide (pages 347-349).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space.
Subject: Book club kit.
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
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