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Margot Lee Shetterly
History, Women's Studies
Hidden Figures is narrated in the third person. Told from the perspective of a historian, it weaves the stories of four remarkable African American women into the larger tapestry of historical events from World War II through the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race.
Shetterly narrates Hidden Figures in the past tense.
Hidden Figures refers to the women of NACA/NASA who worked in the shadows as human computers, unrecognized for their valuable contributions to aeronautic and aerospace research. It also refers to the labyrinth of numbers, equations, and formulas they processed. They are the unseen foundation for the nation's technological advances.
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