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The Resource 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, Margot Lee Shetterly

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Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Title
Hidden figures
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the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
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Language
eng
Summary
Set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South and the civil rights movement, 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
Summary
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
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Writing style
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2017
  • ALA Notable Book, 2017.
  • BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2016.
  • National Academies Communication Award, 2017.
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10494586
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
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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
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Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20835246
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First William Morrow movie tie-in trade paperback edition
Extent
xviii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780062363602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)939993833
Label
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly
Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20835246
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First William Morrow movie tie-in trade paperback edition
Extent
xviii, 349 pages
Isbn
9780062363602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)939993833

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