Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

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What other book brings together 1920's Paris, player pianos, Nazi weaponry, and digital wireless into one satisfying whole? In its juxtaposition of Hollywood glamour with the reality of a brutal war, "Hedy's Folly" is a riveting book about unlikely amateur inventors collaborating to change the world.

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Jul 4, 2013

A Beautiful Engineer!

I am an engineer, a EE at that. This person is also an engineer, but one would be taken aback it she were in any class with other students at my school. We had no women in classes then. And her physical beauty would have upturned the environment! But life is full of those surprises--surely here's one. It is a fun book to read. And give her credit for her work to develop her designs.

Anne O

Feb 2, 2012

Perfect condition

The book arrived promptly, and was like new, as advertised.

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