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Book Review of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

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Wow, this book is so well written and engaging that I want to tell all my women friends to read it. The social background about opportunities, limits and social life for African Americans in the South in the 1930s, 1940s and later is superbly presented. I did not see the movie, but it's clear why producers thought it would make a compelling drama. Highly recommended for anyone interested in women's place in society and in the history of civil rights in America.

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