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East End Libraries Present: “Lost Boys of Montauk” with Amanda Fairbanks, in conversation with Henry Osmers, Montauk Lighthouse Historian

June 11, 7 pm8 pm.
Free

Description:

“In March of 1984, the commercial fishing boat Wind Blown left Montauk Harbor on what should have been a routine offshore voyage. Its captain, a married father of three young boys, was the boat’s owner and leader of the four-man crew, which included two locals and the blue-blooded son of a well-to-do summer family. After a week at sea, the weather suddenly turned, and the foursome collided with a nor’easter. They soon found themselves in the fight of their lives. Tragically, it was a fight they lost. Neither the boat nor the bodies of the men were ever recovered.” (provided by publisher)

Author Bio:

Amanda M. Fairbanks is a journalist who has worked in the editorial department of The New York Times, as a reporter for HuffPost, and at The East Hampton Star, where she wrote investigative stories, features, and profiles. Her writing has also appeared in The Boston Globe, Newsweek, The Atlantic, and The San Francisco Chronicle. A graduate of Smith College and a former Teach for America corps member, she has two master’s degrees from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, and currently lives with her family in Sag Harbor.

Headshot taken by Sharon Suh

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit www.eventbrite.com…

A Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to all participants 15 minutes prior to the start of the event

Location:

East Hampton Library East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton, NY United States

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