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My remarkable journey : a memoir

Summary

Summary: In 2015, at the age of ninety-seven, Johnson became a global celebrity for her pioneering work as a mathematician on NASA's first flight into space. In her memoir Johnson provides a record of racial history that reveals the influential role Black educators played in nurturing the dreams of trailblazers like herself, and brings into focus the unrelenting grit required to make history and inspire future generations. -- adapted from jacket.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0062897667
  • ISBN: 9780062897664
  • Physical Description: xvi, 235 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-235).
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Dr. Yvonne Darlene Cagle -- Introduction: An unimaginable century -- Nobody else is better than you -- Education matters -- A time for everything -- The blessing of help -- Be ready -- Ask brave questions -- Tomorrow comes -- Love what you do -- Shoot for the moon -- Finish strong -- Land on a firm foundation.
Subject: United States
Women mathematicians
Employees
African American women mathematicians
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Johnson, Katherine G
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Aeronautics & Astronautics
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Women mathematicians United States Biography
African American women mathematicians Biography
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Officials and employees Biography
Johnson, Katherine G
Genre: Biographies.
Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Autobiographies.

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