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Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race / by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library QA27.5.L44 2016 37684001100004 Leisure Reading Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 006236359X
  • ISBN: 9780062363596
  • Physical Description: xviii, 346 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-328) and index.
Summary, etc.:
The inspiring tale of the African-American women, separated from their white counterparts by Jim Crow laws, who were responsible for supporting the aeronautics industry and writing the equations that would eventually launch rockets and astronauts into space. 384pp., 125K
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography.
Space race.
African American women > Biography.
African American mathematicians > Biography.

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