University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Marie Benedict


Rusing Lopez & Lizardi

Marie Benedict is 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. She is also the author of "The Other Einstein" and "Carnegie’s Maid." Her new book is "The Only Woman in the Room."

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Scheduled events:
Taking the World By Storm
Meet Marie Benedict, Claire Evans and Eleanor Herman, three authors who offer remarkably different tales -- set in dramatically different times -- featuring women who were determined to do what they most love to do.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Marie Benedict, Claire Evans, Eleanor Herman
Moderator: Randy Emerson
Women Making Their Way
Three ground-breaking novelists discuss books and characters take on roles previously denied to women. Bold and fearless, they risk everything while challenging gender roles in dangerous times.

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Marie Benedict, Rachel Kadish, Kate Quinn
Moderator: Kate Cusumano

Books:
The Only Woman in the Room
Fiction / Literature
Sourcebooks
January 2019
ISBN 9781492666868
272 pages
$25.99, INSTORE
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Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage. More/less

Carnegie's Maid
Fiction / Literature
Sourcebooks
January 2018
ISBN 9781492662709
320 pages
$15.99, INSTORE
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In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelley finds herself in desperate circumstances. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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