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Author Talk: Joseph Williams—The Sunken Gold

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Librarian, archivist and historian Joseph A. Williams brings the true story of the HMS Laurentic sunk by German mines off the coast of Ireland during the Great War in his book, The Sunken Gold—A Story of World War I, Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History. Williams brings this exciting, true tale of undersea diving and naval operations to life, exemplifying human persistence, bravery and patriotism with Lieutenant Commander Guybon C.C. Damant at the helm.  Williams hold master’s degrees in History and Library and Information Science from Queens College.  He worked at the State University of New York Maritime College’s Stephen B. Luce Library which specializes in nautical research. He currently is the Deputy Director of the Greenwich Library.  Q&A will follow the talk. Book signing and purchase will be available courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. Media Sponsor: GOOD Morning Wilton.  No charge.  Registration highly recommended. Register online or call 203-762-6334.

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