An event that is ending the Coastweeks Regatta on Sunday 19 September is a talk by Tori Murden McClure, author of A Pearl in the Storm, which has been picked as this year’s ‘One Book, One Region’. This reading programme is to “bring people together to discuss ideas, to broaden the appreciation of reading, and to break down barriers among people,” Betty Ann Reiter, Groton Public Library Director and chair of the programme, said the other day in an interview in one of the local papers.
In 1999, McClure became the first women to row across the Atlantic, and this book tells the story how she did it. I have earlier written about this book in an entry on 1 May.
McClure’s talk is going to be held at 5 p.m. in the River Room at Latitude 41 Restaurant at the north end of Mystic Seaport Museum, free a of charge.
Click here to watch a trailer for A Pearl in the Storm.