Tomorrow at the Ivy Bookshop- Author Lynn Sherr discusses: Sally Ride

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upcomingAuthor Lynn Sherr discusses her new book, Sally Ride


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.
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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.

Lynn Sherr is an award-winning broadcaster and author who spent more than 30 years at ABC News. She reported on the NASA space shuttle program from its inception in 1981 through the Challenger explosion in 1986. Sherr’s numerous awards include an Emmy, two American Women in Radio and Television Commendation awards, a Gracie Award and a George Foster Peabody award. Her books include Swim,Outside the Box and America the Beautiful. Click here to RSVP. – or please swing by if you can make it!


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6080 Falls Road

BaltimoreMD 21209

United States

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