Samantha Desz narrates the story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, who was a key but hidden figure in breaking codes against America's enemies, both foreign and domestic. She cracked codes against the Mob and took down bootleggers for the Treasury Department and Nazis for the Navy. Desz puts listeners into Friedman's head and heart. Her male supervisors continually undercut and underestimated her, and Desz captures each sting and, more importantly, each triumph in the face of misogyny. Desz so successfully pulls listeners into this incredible woman's life that it's a good idea to have tissues handy for the inevitable conclusion. A.R.F. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2022]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2021
DD ISBN 9780593416792 $23.00
Library Ed. Listening Library 2021
DD ISBN 9780593416808 $56.00
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