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My remarkable journey : a memoir / Katherine Johnson ; with Joylette Hylick and Katherine Moore and with Lisa Frazier Page.

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

Content descriptions

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.
Summary, etc.:
The woman at the heart of the New York Times bestseller and Oscar-winning film "Hidden Figures" shares her personal journey from child prodigy in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia to NASA human computer and her integral role in the early years of the U.S. space program.
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.
Subject: Johnson, Katherine G.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography.
African American women mathematicians > Biography.
Women mathematicians > United States > Biography.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Aeronautics & Astronautics.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies.
Johnson, Katherine G.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
African American women mathematicians.
Women mathematicians.
United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.