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The only woman in the room : a novel / Marie Benedict.

The only woman in the room : a novel

Benedict, Marie, author. (Author).

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  • 0 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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    3 current holds with 6 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Benedict (Text) 31307023520259 Express Checked out 04/30/2019
Main Fiction Benedict (Text) 31307023520267 New Checked out 05/14/2019
Ottawa Hills Fiction Benedict (Text) 31307023520275 New Checked out 05/11/2019
Seymour Fiction Benedict (Text) 31307023520242 New Checked out 05/08/2019
West Leonard Fiction Benedict (Text) 31307023520283 New Checked out 05/13/2019
Yankee Clipper Fiction Benedict (Text) 31307023520234 New Checked out 05/15/2019

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  • ISBN: 9781492666868
  • ISBN: 1492666866
  • Physical Description: 254 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2019]

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General Note: Includes a reading group guide (pages 252-254).
Subtitle from cover.
Summary, etc.: 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. A powerful novel based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.
Subject: Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Women scientists > Fiction.
Jewish women > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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