The Only Woman in the Room


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$25.99  $24.17
Sourcebooks Landmark
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6.2 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Marie Benedictis a lawyer with more than ten years' experience as a litigator at two of the country's premier law firms and for Fortune 500 companies. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College with a focus in history and art history and a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law. Marie, the author of The Other Einstein, Carnegie's Maid, The Only Woman in the Room, and Lady Clementine, views herself as an archaeologist of sorts, telling the untold stories of women. She lives in Pittsburgh with her family.


"Once again, Benedict shines a literary spotlight on a historical figure whose talents and achievements have been overlooked, with sparkling results. The Only Woman in the Room is page-turning tapestry of intrigue and glamour about a woman who refuses to be taken for granted. Spell-binding and timely." -- Fiona Davis, national bestselling author of The Masterpiece

"Benedict paints a shining portrait of a complicated woman...Readers will be enthralled." -- Publishers Weekly
"A captivating story of a complicated woman blazing new trails." -- Kirkus Reviews
"[A] compelling fictionalized biography pays tribute to the overlooked scientific contributions and the hidden depths of a stunning beauty and beloved movie star." -- Booklist
"Relevant today, especially women's worth in a man's world... a worthy read about this gorgeous and talented woman." -- New York Journal of Books
"The fictional account Marie Benedict has woven is insightful, moving, and impossible to put down!" -- Shelf Awareness
"This. Book. Is. Amazing." -- Woman's Day

"A spellbinding reading experience that implies that even celebrities are still human just like everyone else in the world." -- Midwest Book Reviews