An Evening with Science Writer Bill Sargent
Presented by Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library
January 30, 2013
The Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library are pleased to host William Sargent for the local authors’ event on Wednesday, January 30 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the Library community room. Mr. Sargent, a relative of the painter John Singer Sargent and the son of a former governor of Massachusetts, is a consultant for the NOVA Science Series and has written eight books about science and the environment. His Shallow Waters: A Year on Cape Cod's Pleasant Bay (1981) received the Boston Globe Winship award for the best book about New England and was the basis for a NOVA film, “The Sea Behind the Dunes”, selected by the National Audubon Society as the best natural history film of the year. There will be Q&A, book signing, and books for sale.