Published April 2002
by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||189|
The Only Woman in the Roomis infinitely engaging, but woefully brief, coming in under pages. Hedy Lamarr, a Jewish woman who married and Austrian arms dealer and eventually fled Europe during Hitler's My thanks to Sourcebooks Landmark, Booktrib, and The Girly Book Club for sending me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review/5. Aug 06, · I really enjoyed The Only Woman in the Room: a Novel, by Marie Benedict. It may not have been the deepest book written on the subject, but I loved reading about the life of Hedy Lamarr. She had a very interesting life and that made the book interesting. It was light on World War II details, which I didn’t really mind/5. 1. As THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM opens, Hedy’s father expresses concern for his daughter’s welfare for all Jewish people, really in the wake of Hitler’s desire to annex their home country, Austria, to the overtly anti-Semitic Germany. Jan 18, · “The Only Woman in the Room,” which Barnes & Noble chose as its national book club pick for January, taps into a Lamarr boomlet that includes “Hedy’s Folly,” Richard Rhodes’s book.
"Beautifully written, compassionately rendered and compulsively readable, THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM is the perfect work of historical fiction for our time. Benedict has done Lamarr true justice, and I feel certain that she would love this book." Before long, Hedy and Fritz are married, and her life takes a . Jan 15, · THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM Once out of Fritz’s reach, Hedy not only returns to acting, but also embarks on a new career as an inventor. Remembering the sensitive information carelessly revealed at Vienna dinner parties, she develops a brilliant radio-communication device. Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 15, Author: Marie Benedict. Editions for The Only Woman in the Room: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in. The Only Woman in the Room is a best book club book for discussion, a novel based on the true story of glamour icon and scientist Hedy Lamarr and her role during WWII.
REVIEW This fabulously written book explores Hedy’s early life, her disturbing marriage, her glamorous Hollywood stardom and her brilliant inventions to help the Allies defeat the Nazi’s. But THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM is about so much more. My favorite part of this book is in fact, it’s concept. Aug 06, · THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM is a powerful novel based on the incredible true story of Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon and scientist whose . Mar 04, · The title, The Only Woman in the Room, appears twice in the novel and can have more than one lfcmalta.comlly your book club will select Author: Skye Anderson. The Only Woman in the Room. by Marie Benedict. More Sneak Peek: An Early Look at an Upcoming Book Features. The Only Woman in the Room. by Marie Benedict. Make Me Even and I'll Never Gamble Again. by Jerrold Fine. The Devil's Reward. written by Emmanuelle de .