Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Contributor(s): Shetterly, Margot Lee (Author)
ISBN: 006236359X EAN: 9780062363596
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
US SRP: $27.99 US
Pub Date: September 06, 2016
Annotation: Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement and the Space Race, Hidden Figures 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.