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The Resource Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes

Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes

Label
Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world
Title
Hedy's folly
Title remainder
the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world
Statement of responsibility
Richard Rhodes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the lesser-known technological talents of actress Hedy Lamarr and the collaborative work with avant-garde composer George Antheil that eventually led to the development of spread-spectrum radio, cell phones, and GPS systems
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
WIB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hedy Lamarr, inventor -- A charming Austrian girl -- Bad boy of music -- Mechanisms -- Between times -- Leaving Fritz -- Cinemogling -- Frequency hopping -- Flashes of genius -- Red-hot apparatus -- O pioneers!
Control code
1318984
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition, July 2012.
Extent
ix, 261 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780385534383
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1318984
  • (Sirsi) 1318984
  • (OCoLC)808382026
Label
Hedy's folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world, Richard Rhodes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hedy Lamarr, inventor -- A charming Austrian girl -- Bad boy of music -- Mechanisms -- Between times -- Leaving Fritz -- Cinemogling -- Frequency hopping -- Flashes of genius -- Red-hot apparatus -- O pioneers!
Control code
1318984
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition, July 2012.
Extent
ix, 261 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780385534383
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1318984
  • (Sirsi) 1318984
  • (OCoLC)808382026

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