Hybrid: AM Book Group - Père Goriot

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Registration for this event will close on November 16, 2022 @ 10:00am.
There are 20 seats remaining.

Program Description


The title for this month is Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac.

Père Goriot is the tragic story of a father whose obsessive love for his two daughters leads to financial and personal ruin. The impoverished young aristocrat, Rastignac, comes from the provinces to Paris to make his fortune and becomes involved with the daughters. The story is set against the background of a whole society driven by social ambition and a lust for wealth.

The A.M. Book Discussion Group meets in-person with an option to participate via Zoom on the fourth Wednesday of the month (except December) at 10:00 am. New readers are always welcome.

*You may also choose to attend the program online. Everyone who registers below will receive the Zoom link.

Many of the book discussion titles can be downloaded via the Library's Hoopla or Overdrive services. Check for video instructions on using Hoopla. Print copies are available at the library for most book groups. Call 203-438-2282 about reserving books. Copies can also be purchased at Books on the Common at a 15% discount.

If you are participating by Zoom and have not received your Zoom link by the day before the program please email lmbachmann@ridgefieldlibrary.org

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