Evening Book Discussion Club

At the Lavonia-Carnegie Library

Gentleman's Agreement

Book cover

Monday, September 23, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson: The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles. A thesis novel concerning the social and economic aspects of anti-Semitism in American life. Timely when issued in 1947 - timely today. Number 1 position on the New York Times Best Seller List for five straight months in 1947. Film version chosen as Best Picture of the Year by the New York Film Critics Circle. - Publisher
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