Redeeming the cormorant

King, who is senior maritime literature lecturer at Williams College and Mystic Seaport, is also the author of “Lobster,” a natural history of the creature.
Posted 1/17/14
Event Date
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Event Location
Providence Public Library
150 Empire St.
Additional Info
Parking available at
Providence Hilton
Parking Garage. For
more information,
call (401) 455-8090
or visit the
website. Sunday,
Jan. 26, 2 to 3 p.m.
Why does the cormorant, a waterfowl long-acknowledged as a symbol of gluttony, greed and bad luck, have such a bad rap? During Sunday’s book talk and signing local author Richard J. King will talk about his new book “The Devil’s Cormorant” which explores the bird’s troubled existence in human history.
When: Sunday, Jan. 26
Where: Providence Public Library, 150 Empire St., 3rd Floor, Providence

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