THE IVY BOOKSHOP
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 – 7:00pm
Lynn Sherr, who spent years of her broadcasting career covering NASA, delivers a definitive biography of America’s first woman in space.
A member of the first astronaut class to include women, Sally Ride broke through a quarter-century of white male fighter jocks when NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission, cracking the celestial ceiling and inspiring several generations of women. Lynn Sherr also writes about Ride’s scrupulously guarded personal life, with exclusive access to Ride’s partner, former husband, family and countless friends and colleagues.Sally Ride is the biography of a fascinating woman whose life intersected with revolutionary social and scientific changes in America.