Calling All Patriots! Riverhead Free Library
Riverhead Library, Riverhead,
Tom Gahan, author of Harmony Bay, presents local history in a fun way through a look inside the American Revolution on Long Island’s East End. Discover how the Patriots used daring whaleboat raids, clandestine nighttime operations, espionage, hostage taking and sabotage to help turn the tide in winning the Revolution. An evening of exciting swashbuckling adventures for the whole family!
Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 PM at the Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street, Riverhead, NY 11901 (631) 727-3228
About Tom Gahan:
As a writer, Tom has run the gamut from newspaper columnist to feature writer to speechwriter. His freelance writing has helped build the image of various corporate clients. Harmony Bay: An adventurous slice of waterfront life where mystery surrounds history, his well-received novel, earned him a place on an international list of authors at GoodReads.com, “Writers You Should Get to Know.” Harmony Bay is a required read at several Long Island high schools.
Additionally, many know Tom as the creator of NY State’s largest outdoor musicfestival. This accomplishment earned him accolades and numerous awards including the prestigious Gold Key Award from the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and two citations from the U.S. Congress. He was also named 2009′s Civic Leader of the Year for my humanitarian work by Times-Review Newspapers.