Thread of the silkworm

Title Thread of the silkworm
Names Chang, Iris.
Book Number DB106526
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Biography of mathematician and aerospace engineer Hsue-Shen Tsien (1911-2009). Topics include his early years in China, academic career, mentorship by aeronautical engineer Theodore von Kármán, work during World War II, investigation by the US government and eventual deportation, and work with China's ballistics program. 1995.
Narrator Linton, J. P.
Local Subject Sciences - SCI
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Politics and Government - POL
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
History - Modern World - HWO
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Aeronautical engineers - China - Biography
Aeronautical engineers - United States - Biography
Anti-communist movements - United States - History
Astronautics - China - History
Rocketry - China - Biography
Call Number 629.1092 B ANF
Language English
Released 1995
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 1995 (Astoria Media, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: New York, NY : Basic Books, c1995. 9780786725656
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