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Evening Book Group - A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

Evening Book Group - A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery...

· This is a free, drop-in discussion group

· Come to one meeting, or all

· Books are available at the library

Date:
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Time:
6:45pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Edith Stone Room
Library:
Albany Library
Audience:
  Adults     Older Adults  
Categories:
  Community and Culture     Education and Learning  

The Library is wheelchair accessible. TTY or an ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter will be provided for this program if requested at least 7 days in advance. For assistance, please contact your library or accessibility@aclibrary.org.  Events subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.

All Alameda County Library events are free.