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

Lee Shetterly, Margot, (author.). Miles, Robin, (narrator.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

4 current holds with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch AB 510.92 LEE HID (Text) 34207002061076 SABA Checked out 09/05/2017
Butler PL - Butler AUD CD 920 LEE (Text) 73174005032683 Audiobooks on CD: Fiction Checked out 08/30/2017
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola ACD 510.92 LEE (Text) 33118000177970 Adult: Audiobook On holds shelf -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver AUDIO CD 510.9252 LEE (Text) 34304000841340 Adult - Audiobook Checked out 09/05/2017
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville BCD 510.92 Lee (Text) 32604030007953 DCTPLD AD Audio Book On holds shelf -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library BOCD 510.92 LEE (Text) 33187004142382 BOCD (Adult) Checked out 08/24/2017
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg CDBK LEE SHETTERLY (Text) 32826014081467 Books on CD Checked out 09/05/2017
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BKCD 510.9252 LEE (Text) 36626103784013 AV Books on CD On holds shelf -
Jay Co PL - Portland CD 510.92 S554 (Text) 76383000447959 Adult Recorded Non-Fiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch AUDIO SCIENCE SPACE NASA Lee.Shetterly (Text) 37516002025227 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062667168
  • ISBN: 0062667165
  • ISBN: 9781441709585
  • ISBN: 1441709584
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (10 hours, 45 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact disc.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Robin Miles.
Summary, etc.: A group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" calculated the numbers that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space. Among the group were talented African American women, some of the brightest minds of their generation. Originally relegated to teaching math in the South's segregated public schools, they were called into service during the labor shortages of World War II, when America's aeronautics industry was in dire need of anyone who had the right stuff.
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
African American mathematicians > Biography.
Space race.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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