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The Resource Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly

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Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and the space race, [this book] follows the interwoven accounts of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African American women who participated in some of NASA's greatest successes. It chronicles their careers over nearly three decades they faced challenges, forged alliances, and used their intellect to change their own lives, and their country's future
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee Shetterly, Margot
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Katherine G
  • Jackson, Mary
  • United States
  • Astronautics
  • Women mathematicians
  • African American women
  • Space race
Label
Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • First published: 2016
  • "The book that inspired the film from Twentieth Century Fox"-- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-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
000059508325
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xviii, 346 pages
Isbn
9780008201326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Hidden figures : the untold story of the African American women who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Film tie-in
  • First published: 2016
  • "The book that inspired the film from Twentieth Century Fox"-- Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-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
000059508325
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xviii, 346 pages
Isbn
9780008201326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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