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Adult Book Club on ZOOM

July 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 Fort Bragg Library

Adult Book Club

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 4 pm

via ZOOM

This month’s selection:

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In the Garden of Beasts

by Erik Larson

Join the Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9748647159

Hope to see you there! 


Synopsis:

Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler’s Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapo chief Rudolf Diels.

Professional reviews:

Booklist
March 1, 2011

*Starred Review* In 1933 William E. Dodd led a comfortable but not altogether satisfying existence as a history professor at the University of Chicago. What he longed for was a position that would pay well but also allow him time to complete his masterwork, a four-volume history of the Old South. After offering the position to several other candidates who declined, (read more)

Library Journal
April 15, 2011

Simultaneous release with the Crown hc (125,000-copy first printing), which was an Editors’ Spring Pick, LJ 2/15/11; Stephen Hoye reads. (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

(c) Copyright Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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July 24, 2020
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Fort Bragg Library
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