Sourcebooks Landmark Her Hidden Genius
Sourcebooks Landmark Her Hidden Genius

Her Hidden Genius

By Marie Benedict


Publication Date: October 4, 2022

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From New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict comes the story of a woman who succeeded in advancing our understanding of humankind, despite men trying to hold her back. Now in paperback!

Rosalind Franklin knows if she just takes one more X-ray picture—one more after thousands—she can unlock the building blocks of life. Never again will she have to listen to her colleagues complain about her, especially Maurice Wilkins who'd rather conspire about genetics with James Watson and Francis Crick than work alongside her. Then it finally happens—the double helix structure of DNA reveals itself to her with perfect clarity. But what happens next, Rosalind could have never predicted.Marie Benedict's next powerful novel shines a light on a woman who died to discover our very DNA, a woman whose contributions were suppressed by the men around her but whose relentless drive advanced our understanding of humankind.

About the Author

MARIE BENEDICT is a graduate of Boston College, with a focus in history and art history, and the Boston University School of Law. Marie, author of The Other Einstein, Carnegie's Maid, The Only Woman in the Room, and Lady Clementine, and she views herself as an archaeologist, telling the untold stories of women. She is a lawyer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she lives with her family.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 352 pages

Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark

Publication Date: October 4, 2022

ISBN: 9781728260105

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