WestportREADS 2017: PageTurners & Westport Center for Senior Activities Discuss "Bettyville"

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join a discussion of the WestportREADS selection for 2017 of Bettyville by George Hodgman. This humorous and insightful memoir is the story of how he left Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, and found himself an unlikely caregiver for his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will who was in her nineties and showing signs of dementia. George struggles over whether to try and lure her into assisted living, away from the home they both treasure. Betty, who speaks her mind but keeps her emotions private, has never accepted the fact that her son is gay.

For copies of the book, phone 203.291.4821. New participants always welcome. Information on more Library book groups.

Community partner: Westport Center for Senior Activities

WestportREADS is funded by the estate of Jerry A. Tishman.

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