The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
4:00 p.m. Mon, Jul 22, 2013
Venue: The Mount
2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240Contact:
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Hear the extraordinary story of the real Count of Monte Cristo as biographer Tom Reiss brings to life General Alex Dumas, a forgotten hero. Father of the author Alexandre Dumas and the son of a black slave, General Dumas inspired such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers. This lecture is presented as part of Lift Ev'ry Voice. This lecture is sold out. However, we are offering special tickets for a simulanteous audiocast in the room adjacent to the Stable auditorium. Patrons will be able to attend the tea and book signing following the lecture. Price: Members $5; General $10. No visuals will be available during the audiocast. For tickets, please call (413) 551-5100.