Indignation - The Book Was Better Book Club - Film
September 14 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
by Philip Roth
film starring Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon
Marcus Messner fled his home in New Jersey to enroll as a student at Ohio’s Winesburg College. Marcus needed to escape his paranoid father, who fears the world. Marcus, now adrift in Ohio, is not accustomed to the customs and contradictions of the world when he meets fellow student Olivia Hutton. Olivia is much more experienced with the world, and Marcus is quickly infatuated. Marcus, even more adrift, soon finds himself dealing with his family’s disapproval of Olivia, and he begins acting out at school. His behaviors lead to conflict with the college’s administration, and his college career is derailed. Marcus is facing loss with the possibility of being sent to the Korean War looming darkly overhead. Join us and enjoy this rare opportunity to see a Philip Roth novel adapted for the screen and positively reviewed.
|Location||Meeting Room A|
|Department||Adult & Multimedia Services|