Book talk with Paul Caranci

The Providence Place Mall was once the site of a prison yard, where John Gordon, an Irish immigrant, was arrested and hanged for an unresolved murder.
Posted 12/3/13
Event Date
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Event Location
Providence Public Library
150 Empire St.
Additional Info
Free and open to the
public. For more
information, call
(401) 455-8000 or
visit the website.
Thursday, Dec. 5, 7
to 8:15 p.m.
On Thursday author and historian, Paul Caranci will be giving a book talk and signing of his latest publication, “The Hanging and Redemption of John Gordon: The True Story of Rhode Island’s Last Execution.”Almost 170 years following the murder of a wealthy and politically powerful Cranston industrialist, Caranci weighs in on the unresolved case.
When: Thursday, Dec. 5
Where: Providence Public Library, 150 Empire St., Providence

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