- Publisher: Doubleday; 3rd prt. edition
- ISBN-10: 0385534396
- ISBN-13: 978-0385534390
- Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (88 customer reviews)
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The book is well written and an easy read and the information is unbelieveable.
What you get instead is a disconnected jumble of facts, the occasional quoted letter, and just not very much real information about that topic.
Working in their home workshops they devised and patented a radio controlled torpedo for the U.S. Navy.
This was a book filled with information about the life of Hedy Lamar. I found it quite interesting that
she had accomplished all she had in her lifetime even tho she survived... Read more
I enjoyed this account of Hedy Lamarr and her life story. She was a very clever lady who was able to absorb the technical aspects of torpedo warfare and who played a role in its... Read morePublished 1 month ago by clsxmas
Interesting historical story-much too technical info for me. Would have liked more personal information about Hedy. Otherwise, it was great history.Published 4 months ago by Linda Curtis
It got a little over my head with the technical stuff, so I got bored with story. She was an amazing person just the same.Published 5 months ago by Carolyn Sells
I read this book because I am fascinated by the fact that this beautful actress also had the intelligence to first invent, and patent, one of the most advanced communication... Read morePublished 6 months ago by DaveW
I thought that too much spent on her early years in a manner that was not productive and not enough on her inventiveness or cleverness. Not as wellwritten as I likePublished 6 months ago by John
Good summary of what was quite a revelation to me when I first found out about Hedy's smarts! - I thought she was just a Hollywood beauty!Published 6 months ago by Philip Rhoades
This is a short but amazing story about a beautiful woman with brains, vision and passion. I was very impressed with the story!!!Published 8 months ago by Roberto Dias Leme