Glendale Central Library Auditorium
222 E. Harvard St.
The Knock at the Door is the story of Ester, Margaret Ajemian Ahnert’s mother, and her terrifying experiences as a young woman during the Armenian Genocide in Turkey. The book has been published in several languages including Spanish, Italian, Polish, Armenian and Turkish. The publisher of the Turkish edition is in jail for publishing the book.
Ahnert, winner of the 2008 New York Book Fair Award for Best Historical Memoir, was born in New York City. She has an MFA from Goucher College and a BA from Goddard College. She has pursued a variety of careers including producing television documentaries and lecturing as a docent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Presentation in English, admission FREE, seating limited.
FREE, 3 hour parking with validation from the circulation desk at The Market Place parking structure.