Author Steve Puleo: Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919

 Registration will begin on June 17th at 9:00 AM
Author Steve Puleo: Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
July 17th, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Author Stephen Puleo, will speak about his book Dark Tide, the story of the great molasses flood in the North End of Boston in 1919, which killed 19 people.  Not only will you learn about this tragedy, but you will learn about the Italian immigrant experience and tidbits of Boston history as well. A former award-winning newspaper reporter and contributor of feature stories and book reviews to American History magazine and the Boston Globe, Puleo holds a master’s degree in history from U-Mass Boston. He teaches at Suffolk University in Boston. His other books include: The Caning: The Assault That Drove America to Civil War; A City So Grand: The Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900; The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride, Perseverance and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day; Due to Enemy Action: The True World War II Story of the USS Eagle 56.

Age Group: Adults
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