Scott Ridley to speak at Wareham Free Library

May 8, 2019

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The Wareham Free Library is hosting an evening with author Scott Ridley on May 23.

At 5 p.m., there will be a free lecture and book signing that will be open to the public. 

At 7 p.m., there will be a donation dinner with Ridley at Salerno’s Seaside Function Hall. 
Ridley, a resident of East Harwich, is descended from a long line of New England seafarers and ship builders. He is the author of “Morning of Fire: John Kendrick’s Daring American Odyssey in the Pacific” and the co-author of “America’s First Visit to Japan: Voyage of the Lady Washington and the Grace.” 
Articles by Ridley have appeared in the Nation, New Republic, Newsday, and the Denver Post.
After the donor dinner, Onset resident Naomi Arenburg, the former longtime host of "All Things Considered” for WCAI, will interview Ridley.
Tickets for the dinner are available for $100. Seats at the author’s table are available for $250. For more information or to buy tickets, go to or the main branch library, 59 Marion Road.

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Event Date: 

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00pm