|Nonfiction Book Discussion Group|
Event Type: Adult/Teen Programs|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitlerís Berlin by Erik LarsonDirections & Maps
Appointed ambassador to Germany in 1933, William E. Dodd witnessed a ramped up propaganda machine as Hitler rose to power and further tightened his grip on the German government. Alongside Dodd - increasingly disillusioned with the rhetoric and violence of the Nazis - is his beautiful but promiscuous daughter Martha, awed and titillated by the power and glamour of the men and society she frequented. Author Larson (Devil in the White City) weaves the story of this American family in the midst of captures this dark and violent period in Germany.
Books are made available one month prior to each discussion. Registration is not required.
Location: Conference Room