Hedy Lamarr's Double Life

Hedy Lamarr's Double Life

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Movie star by day, ace inventor at night: learn about the hidden life of actress Hedy Lamarr! To her adoring public, Hedy Lamarr was a glamorous movie star, widely considered the most beautiful woman in the world. But in private, she was something more: a brilliant inventor. And for many years only her closest friends knew her secret. Now Laurie Wallmark and Katy Wu, who collaborated on Sterling's critically acclaimed picture-book biography Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code, tell the inspiring story of how, during World War Two, Lamarr developed a groundbreaking communications system that still remains essential to the security of today's technology.
Publisher: New York :, Sterling Children's Books,, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781454926917
Branch Call Number: J 791.43028092 Lamar-W
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Wu, Katy - Illustrator

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