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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

Label
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Title
Hidden figures
Title remainder
the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race
Statement of responsibility
Margot Lee Shetterly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
510.92/520973
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA27.5
LC item number
.L44 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Hidden figures : the American dream and the untold story of the Black women mathematicians who helped win the space race, Margot Lee Shetterly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-543)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn923792923
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Harper Luxe edition.
Extent
xxiv, 543 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062466440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)923792923
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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-543)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn923792923
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Harper Luxe edition.
Extent
xxiv, 543 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062466440
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)923792923

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