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One Book | One Town
March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Did you know? Only 3% of US history textbooks relate to women. Reading Marie Benedict’s novels are a great way to bond while learning HERstory with your daughter! Join us for this inspiring, collaborative book discussion as we explore The Only Woman in the Room by best-selling author, Marie Benedict – who will be joining the conversation via Zoom!
Girls and women of all ages welcome, reading the book before hand is recommended but not required. Free of charge!
DETAILS ABOUT THE BOOK
A powerful novel based on the incredible true story of Hedy Lamarr, glamour icon and screen star whose groundbreaking invention revolutionized modern communication. Her beauty almost saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. She devised a plan to flee in disguise from their castle, and the whirlwind escape landed her in Hollywood, but she kept a secret more shocking than her heritage or her marriage: she was a scientist!