Margot Lee Shetterly is an American nonfiction writer, the daughter of a NASA research scientist, and an English professor. She graduated from the University of Virginia and worked in the banking, media, and tourism industries before venturing into writing. Her first book, Hidden Figures, has been made into a movie starring Oscar winners Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner.
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El sueño americano y la historia jamás contada de las mujeres matemáticas afroamericanas que ayudaron a ganar la carrera espacial (The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematic
The true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA in the turbulent 1950’s.
"Much as Tom Wolfe did in 'The Right Stuff', Shetterly moves gracefully between the women’s lives and the broader sweep of history...Shetterly, who grew up in Hampton, blends impressive research with an enormous amount of heart in telling these stories..." - Boston Globe
Released Tue Feb 28 00:00:00 UTC 2017