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Third Thursday Book Club: Only Woman in the Room

The Third Thursday Book Club discusses The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict.  Copies of the book are available to borrow.

Book Description: The novel is about Hedy Kiesle whose beauty saves her from the rising Nazi party and leads to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Hedy is also intelligent and underestimated. She overhears the Third Reich's plans while with her husband. In 1937, desperate to escape her controlling husband and the rise of the Nazis, she disguises herself and flees. She lands in Hollywood, where she becomes Hedy Lamarr, screen star. This powerful novel is based on the incredible true story of the glamour icon and scientist whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication.

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1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Thu, November 18, 2021