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Club du Livre Online – March
March 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Federation of Alliances Française USA 2021 selection!
Book: Profession du Père by Sorj Chalandon
Plot: Narrator Emile goes back to his distorted childhood, the France of De Gaulle and the strings of rebellion in Algeria in 1961. As a young boy, Emile craved his father’s approval believing his lies and his fantasies but also fearing his unpredictable violence. He doesn’t not even know his father’s profession : pastor, pilot, secret agent, judo expert and singer to name a few. As Emile grows older, does he really believe that his father is serious in involving him in a plot to assassinate de Gaulle?
Moderated by Andrea Taylor-Brochet
Intermediate level recommended
Member $5 | Non Member $15
Wednesday | March 10 | 11:00am-12:30 pm