Women's Book Group: February Pick

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A place to meet and discuss books of Jewish and general interest. Books are generally written by Jewish authors, or are popular novels or works of nonfiction. Readings are selected based on group interest, book availability, author, and topic. Join us to discuss this month’s book:

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The Plot Against America

by Philip Roth

In an astonishing feat of narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history. In 1940 Charles A. Lindbergh, heroic aviator and rabid isolationist, is elected President. Shortly thereafter, he negotiates a cordial "understanding" with Adolf Hitler, while the new government embarks on a program of folksy anti-Semitism.

For one boy growing up in Newark, Lindbergh's election is the first in a series of ruptures that threatens to destroy his small, safe corner of America - and with it, his mother, his father, and his older brother. Summary from Goodreads.com

DATE: Thursday, February 21
TIME: 7:30 p.m
PLACE: Rabin Family Library
FEES: No fee
CONTACT: Jean Tepper Segal