Hidden Figures

the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
First William Morrow movie tie-in trade paperback edition.
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Explores the true story of the group of African American female mathematicians recruited by the U.S. government during World War II to fill labor shortages and work at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory. Their jobs involved being "human computers," using pencils, slide rulers, and adding machines to calculate the…

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