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Author Richard J. King Discusses a Misunderstood Bird

Posted April 03, 2014, at 9:54 a.m.
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Thursday, April 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Friends of Maine's Seabird Islands' Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland, ME

For more information: 207-548-2529; penobscotmarinemuseum.org

On Thursday, April 17 at 7:00 pm, author Richard J. King will talk about his book The Devil’s Cormorant: A Natural History, at Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands in Rockland, Maine. King integrates hard science and extensive research to create a fascinating snapshot of how cormorants are both cherished and despised in different cultures around the world. King also will share his personal stories about his global adventures while researching this bird.

Richard J. King teaches Literature of the Sea with The Williams College-Mystic Seaport Maritime Studies Program. He is the author of Lobster, published by Reaktion Books, 2011, and has written widely on maritime topics. King also has been teaching and crewing on tall ships for over fifteen years.

Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands’ Visitor Center is located at 9 Water Street (in the large white building where Rte. 73 and Water Street meet by the clock tower), Rockland, Maine. Admission is free. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands, Penobscot Marine Museum and Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors. For more information call Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands at 207-594-0600 or Penobscot Marine Museum at 207-548-2529.

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