Vermont Humanities

World War II: The Loss of the Age of Innocence

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Reading and Discussion

These novels richly illustrate coming-of-age themes against the backdrop of World War II with three memorable protagonists- an Army bombardier, a girl on the American homefront, and a teenage survivor of the Nazi genocide.

Books in this Series

  • Joseph Heller, Catch-22
  • Ella Leffland, Rumors of Peace
  • Elie Wiesel, Night

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online Reading & Discussion Request Form.

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Questions?

Please contact Toussaint St. Negritude at 802-262-1361 or tstnegritude@vermonthumanities.org.

Available Facilitators

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Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Woman leading a book discussion group with a book open on her lap
Vermont Humanities*** May 25, 2018