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LiveGirl Zoom Webinars Presents: Women’s History Month Parent/Daughter Book Discussion

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Online

Join us for a virtual book discussion with bestselling author Marie Benedict. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we will be discussing The Only Woman In the Room, which tells the incredible true story of Hedy Lamarr. Marie shifts the lens on our past and focuses in on the most important women of history by bringing them into the present day. It doesn’t matter if you’ve read the book! Join us to celebrate women of history. Parents, daughters, all welcome.

Zoom webinar ft Marie Benedict (moderated by mother/daughter duo Dawn & Phoebe Kurth)
When: Mar 28, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presented in partnership with LiveGirl

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!

New Canaan Library cardholders can read the book on Hoopla here.

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Date:
March 28
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Online