Biography Discussion Group

The Biography Discussion Group will discuss Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shatterly  (Morrow, $15.99). 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.

Event date: 
Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 10:00am
Event address: 
The Bookworm
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062363602
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - December 6th, 2016