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|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|
- ISBN: 9781492666868
- ISBN: 1492666866
- Physical Description: 254 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, 
|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.
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|Subject:||Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Women scientists > Fiction.
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