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Parker Lecture About A Local Fisherman Who Survived Real Pirates in 1722

point of a cutlass

Greg Flemming will discuss his new book, At the Point of a Cutlass, which tells the incredible true story of a Massachusetts fisherman who was captured by pirates in 1722 and then escaped and lived as a castaway on an uninhabited Caribbean island for nearly two years. Robinson Crusoe meets Tom Hanks.  This lecture will be held in the Meeting Room at the library on Thurs October 9 at 7 PM. Click here if you would like to reserve this new book.