2013-10-03 / About Town

Islander will discuss book on Life Savers

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 tells tales of shipwrecks and the men of the U.S. Life Saving Service who responded to the nautical accidents. Karentz has also written books about ethnic immigration and World War II facilities. He is currently a board member of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association.

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