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The only woman in the room / Marie Benedict.

Benedict, Marie, (author.).

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  • 24 of 60 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library.
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Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC BENEDICT (Text to phone) 34000081440844 Adult New Fiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport FIC BENEDICT (Text to phone) 34000081440851 Adult New Fiction Checked out 03/29/2019

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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.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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