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Beautiful invention : a novel of Hedy Lamarr / by Margaret Porter.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780990742036
  • ISBN: 0990742032
  • Physical Description: 368 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 1st edition.
  • Publisher: [Middletown, Del.?] : Gallica Press, [2018]

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Summary, etc.:
"Hedy Kiesler, Austrian actress of Jewish heritage, scandalizes Europe with her nudity in the art film Ecstasy. Her hasty marriage to a wealthy munitions merchant disintegrates as he grows increasingly controlling and possessive. Even worse--he supplies deadly weapons to Hitler's regime. She flees husband and homeland for Hollywood, where Louis B. Mayer transforms her into Hedy Lamarr, an icon of exotic glamour. Professional success clashes with her personal life as marriage and motherhood compete with the demands of studio and stardom. Motivated by the atrocities of World War II, Hedy secretly invents a new technology intended for her adopted country's defense--and unexpectedly changes the world"--Back cover.
Subject: Lamarr, Hedy, 1913-2000 > Fiction.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Fiction.
Women inventors > United States > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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