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Author Benedict, Marie, author.

Title The only woman in the room / Marie Benedict.

Publication Info. Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2019]


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 GDL Central Library Fiction    BENEDICT,MAR    DUE 12-02-20
 GDL Central Library Fiction    BENEDICT,MAR    Available
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 PAS Hastings Branch Fiction  New Shelf  FIC BENEDICT,M    DUE 11-02-20
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Fiction    FIC BENEDICT,M    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Fiction    FIC BENEDICT,M    DUE 11-28-20
 PAS San Rafael Branch Fiction    FIC BENEDICT,M    Available
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Description 254 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. But Hedy is also intelligent. At lavish Vienna dinner parties, she overhears the Third Reich's plans. One night in 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she disguises herself and flees her husband's castle. She lands in Hollywood, where she becomes Hedy Lamarr, screen star. But Hedy is keeping a secret even more shocking than her Jewish heritage: she is a scientist. She has an idea that might help the country and that might ease her guilt for escaping alone -- if anyone will listen to her. Based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.
Subject Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 -- Fiction.
Antheil, George, 1900-1959 -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Women scientists -- Fiction.
Women inventors -- Fiction.
Jewish women -- Fiction.
Spread spectrum communications -- Fiction.
Austria -- History -- 1918-1938 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781492666868 (hardcover ; acid-free paper) $25.99
1492666866 (hardcover ; acid-free paper) $25.99

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