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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Alexander Hamilton Memorial System.
  • 6 of 6 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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Alexander Hamilton Memorial Free Library B FOR (Text) 37268003062445 AHMFL Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062890566
  • ISBN: 0062890565
  • ISBN: 9780062890573
  • ISBN: 0062890573
  • Physical Description: xii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
First days -- A sacrificial pawn -- The bones of the machine -- The book of changes -- Voices of the dead -- To speak of rivers -- Honeypot traps -- Twice as hard -- The arrangement -- Doing small things in a great way -- Covert ops -- The king is dead -- Clandestine service -- A mass shooting at IBM -- The egg -- Leaving -- Long walks -- Epilogue: The words of a poet.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of America's first Black engineer, his revolutionary son, and the corporation that destroyed their relationship"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ford, John Stanley, 1919-2000.
Ford, Clyde W. > Family.
International Business Machines Corporation > Employees > Biography.
International Business Machines Corporation > History > 20th century.
African American engineers > United States > Biography.
Engineers > United States > Biography.
Software engineering > United States > History > 20th century.
Discrimination in employment > United States > History > 20th century.
Fathers and sons > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biography.

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