2013-09-26 / About Town

Island author will discuss new book

Jamestown resident Varoujan Karentz will lead a discussion of his book, “Life Savers: Rhode Island’s Forgotten Service,” at the library on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. The book is about shipwrecks and the men of the U.S. Life Saving Service who responded to the wrecks. Karentz has also written books about ethnic immigration into Rhode Island, Beavertail Lighthouse, and World War II communication facilities.

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