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Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
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it was amazing

The stories of these intelligent and brave women who were instrumental in making history fascinated me. I am so glad that Ms. Shetterly brought these stories to our attention. I enjoyed not only their stories but the background of how NASA and the space race inspired a generation.

I recommend this book to anyone interested in the space program, women's and civil rights, science or mathematics. And if you are not interested in any of the above, pick it up and see how interesting these subjects can be when framed through the lives of women who changed the course of history.

Listening on audiobook made it a bit hard to keep characters straight, but also helped me get through the more technical explanations. I think audiobook, plus a paper copy for reference would have been ideal for my reading of this book.
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Reading Progress

August 31, 2019 – Started Reading
August 31, 2019 – Shelved
September 3, 2019 – Finished Reading

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