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SAVVY LENA is a story about an extraordinary young woman in extraordinary times. Lena Berkow is passionate about television, then a nascent technology emerging in the vibrant Fifties, the era in which she reaches adulthood. Lena endures life-defining setbacks, disappointments and painful losses, but also finds the love of her life, reaches resounding achievements and a sensational rise in fortune. Her unique life story, while fictional, is firmly embedded in the actual development of post-war Germany.