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"The story of America's first Black engineer, his revolutionary son, and the corporation that destroyed their relationship"--
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Baker County Library 621.39092 .F699t 2019 (Text) 37814003332278 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 02/22/2021 Available -

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

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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.
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"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: Biographies.
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