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  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • The Only Woman in the Room
  • Marie Benedict
  • English
  • 15 August 2019
  • 9781492666868

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  1. Kylie D Kylie D says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFAn inspiring book about a remarkable woman This is a fictionalised account of screen siren Hedy Lamarr, known for her beauty, but not recognised until recently for her outstanding contribution to science The first part of the book is set in pre WW2 Austria, where as an aspiring actress she is forced into marriage with a notorious arms dealer As the trophy wife she is privy to many dinner parties and clandestine meetings between powerful heads of s


  2. Katie B Katie B says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDF3.25 stars This is the third historical fiction book I have read by the author and while I did enjoy this one, I thought it had some flaws I don t normally use quarter stars in my ratings but this is a case of knowing I rated the other books at 3.5 stars and feeling like this one wasn t quite at that level but also wasn t really a straight 3 stars either So 3.25 stars is where I landed.Prior to reading, I ll admit I didn t know much about the subject of this book, Hedy Lamarr, other than she was an actress and inventor The time period covered in the book is the 1930s and 40s and features Hedy s life living in Austria while married to a powerful arms dealer, her big break in Hollywood, and


  3. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDF4 brilliant stars to this story of Hedy Lamarr I read and enjoyed Carnegie s Maid, and I have been looking forward to reading Marie Benedict s latest fictional portrayal of a strong woman In this instance, she has written about


  4. Jerrie (redwritinghood) Jerrie (redwritinghood) says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFWhat should have been a fascinating story suffered from boring writing Also, the whole point was to show how Lamarr was a multi faceted woman inventor, actress, etc but the majority of the book is about her clothes, looks, and acting Occasionally, it s mentioned that she read a book about physics, but not much else is given to help us understand her scientific side A disappointing book about a fascinating woman 2.5


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    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDF3.5 stars Thanks to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Landmark for allowing me to read and review this ARC Published Jan 8, 2019I put off reading this book because I could not bring myself to read another WWII Nazi book I kept waiting to be in the mood to read this one Finally, three days after publication, I started the book Even with my reluctance to read this book, I thought it started off at a pretty good pace I knew that I liked the author and her style of writing, so I gave myself over to the story It did not take me long to get absorbed into the characters and flow of the story After the first half dozen chapters I realized that I was enjoying it and settled right into the cadence Having not reread the synops


  6. Billie Billie says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFI wanted so much from this book Hedy Lamarr was a brilliant, fascinating woman and while Benedict hit the highlights of her life, that s all she did hit the highlights This is a biographical novel that fell short on the novel side Perhaps Benedict was wary of embellishing fictionalizing too much of the life of someone about whom so much is known, but it resulted


  7. Victoria Victoria says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDF Remarkable woman, unremarkable book I wish a different author had written this story Hedy Lamarr was not only a Hollywood bombshell starring alongside the likes of Clark Gable and Spencer Tracy, but also a self taught scientist who helped develop the technology we use in wireless communications today In this book, however, details are glossed over in favor of schma


  8. Lisa Lisa says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFHedy Lamarr was both stunningly beautiful and stunningly smart But could the world handle both SUMMARYMay 17, 1933, the beautiful Hedwig Kiesler is on stage performing the role of her life in Vienna, when she captures the attention of the richest and most powerful man in Austria Arms manufacturer, Friedrich Mandl lavishes dozens and dozens of roses on the young actress after every performance Hedwig soon finds herself married to Friedrich, living in a castle and attending lavish dinner parties where the discussions are on arms manufacturing, weaponry, politics, and German aggression She understood these conversations than anyone would guess Desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazi party, Hedy disguises herself and flees from Austria to London in 1937 She lands in Hollywood, and becomes the beautiful screen star Hedy Lamarr But her guilt for surviving, when so many in her birth cou


  9. Jean Jean says:

    The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFThis is a novel based on the life of Hedy Lamarr 1904 2000 She was primarily known as an actress, but she was also an inventor She developed, along with George Antheil, a radio guidance system for torpedoes The navy did not implement her system until the 1960s She also developed the principle of Bluetooth technology She also had patents for various microphone and sound systems innovations She had many patents in her name She was a Jew and


  10. Pamela Pamela says:

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The Only Woman in the RoomThe Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFShe was beautiful She Woman in MOBI î was a genius Could the world handle both A powerful, illuminating novel about Hedy Lamarr 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 , desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she disguises herself and flees her husband s castleShe lands in Hollywood, The Only ePUB Â where she becomes Hedy Lamarr, screen star But Hedy is keeping a secret evenshocking 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, The Only Woman in the Room is a masterpiece.


About the Author: Marie Benedict

The Only Woman in the Room ePUB ¹ The Only ePUB only ebok, woman mobile, room ebok, The Only kindle, Woman in download, The Only Woman in the RoomOnly Woman in free, The Only Woman in the Room PDFMarie Benedict is a Woman in MOBI î lawyer with than ten years experience as a litigator at two of the country s premier law firms She is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College with a focus in History and Art History, and a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law While practicing as a lawyer, Marie dreamed of a fantastical job unearthing the hidden historical stories of women an.