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The only woman in the room

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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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21 current holds with 12 total copies.

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Avon Free Library FIC BEN (Text)
Adult Fiction
52113300488358
Checked out
03/09/2019
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Caledonia Library Association FIC BEN L (Text)
Lease
52135300302941
Checked out
03/05/2019
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Clifton Springs Library Fic Ben (Text)
Adult Fiction
52115300359364
Checked out
03/12/2019
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Geneva Public Library BENEDICT (Text)
First Floor New Books
52118300961221
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Lima Public Library FIC BEN (Text)
Adult Fiction
32139002037040
On holds shelf
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Lima Public Library MCN FIC BEN (Text)
McNaughton
52139000869217
In transit
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Livonia Public Library FIC BEN (Text)
Adult New
52140300556033
Reshelving
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Ontario Public Library FIC BEN (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300751963
Checked out
02/26/2019
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Palmyra Community Library BEN (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52127300389879
Checked out
02/28/2019
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Sodus Community Library FIC BEN (Text)
Adult Fiction
52148300498809
Available
-
This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
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