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The Charlotte "Charlie" Alexander Book Discussion Group
Florence Gordon by Brian Morton
- Date: 12/13/2017 9:15 am - 11:00 am
- Location: Central Library Friends Room
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, California 92660
- Introduction: The group is free and reservations are not required. Authors are not present unless noted.
Everyone is welcome.
Meet Florence Gordon, a blunt, brilliant feminist. At seventy-five, Florence wants to be left alone to write her memoir and shape her legacy. But when her son and his family come to visit, they embroil Florence in their dramas and threaten her coveted solitude. Marked with searing wit, sophisticated intelligence and a tender respect for humanity, Florence Gordon is cast with a constellation of unforgettable characters. Chief among them is Florence herself, who can humble fools with a single barbed line, but who eventually finds that there are some realities even she cannot outwit.
Presented by the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation