The only woman in the room
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Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2019].
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Published
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2019].
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Book
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254 pages ; 24 cm.
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English

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Includes a reading group guide on (pages 252-254).
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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. 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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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, M. (2019). The only woman in the room . Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, Marie. 2019. The Only Woman in the Room. Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, Marie. The Only Woman in the Room Sourcebooks Landmark, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Benedict, Marie. The Only Woman in the Room Sourcebooks Landmark, 2019.

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