Virtual Nonfiction Book Club for Adults: Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Event Details

Please join us on Zoom to discuss this month's Virtual Nonfiction Book Club selection, Dutch Girl:  Audrey Hepburn and World War II by Robert Matzen. This title is available in eBook format from Hoopla using your Wauconda Area Library card.  If you need help accessing Hoopla, please reach out to Kelly Kuningas at  

Once we are closer to the date of the meeting, you will receive a separate email with the Zoom link to join the discussion.  We are looking forward to reading and discussing with you!

"A meticulously detailed and researched look at the formative years of an iconic performer; for fans of Hepburn as well as anyone seeking a social history of the Dutch experience of World War II." —

"In Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World War II, Robert Matzen maintains that his subject’s formative experiences provide the key to unlocking her intensely private personality. Drawing upon meticulous research, Mr. Matzen delivers a vivid, moving and persuasive account of a harrowing time that the actress seldom discussed in detail and which has been glossed over or sensationalized by frustrated biographers." —Stephen Brumwell, Wall Street Journal

"[Dutch Girl] offers a wonderfully complete and revealing character sketch of an individual who continues to fascinate millions around the world. Hepburn was, of course, gracious, talented, and elegant. But Matzen makes clear that she also was extraordinarily courageous... This entertaining and enlightening book adds another dimension to the legend of Audrey Hepburn." —Terry Hartle, Christian Science Monitor

Event Type(s): Adult Services
Kelly Kuningas

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