Rhode Island: A Genial History

Rhode Island: A Genial History

by Paul F. Eno, Glenn Laxton

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BN ID: 2940012880772
Publisher: New River Press/Barking Cat Books
Publication date: 09/20/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 292 KB

About the Author

PAUL F. ENO has been a newspaper and magazine reporter and editor in Rhode Island for over 25 years. He has worked on the staffs of the Providence Journal, The Observer, and the former Pawtuxet Valley Daily Times. Since 1985, he has written over 100 articles on Rhode Island history for the Rhode Island Historical Society. This is his second book with a Rhode Island historical theme. He has won awards for journalism from the Rhode Island Press Association and for historical writing from the Rhode Island Historical Society. Under another “hat,” he is an internationally known expert and speaker in the field of ghosts and the paranormal, which he has researched since 1970. He is the author of four books on that subject, and has appeared on the Discovery, Travel, and History Channels. He lives in Woonsocket with his wife, Jackie, and their two sons, Jonathan and Benjamin.

GLENN V. LAXTON is community affairs director for Channel 12 Eyewitness News in Providence. He has been a television and radio news reporter for 40 years. An Emmy Award winner, he holds the Silver Circle Award from the Academy of Arts and Sciences for 25 years of television experience. He is the author of many articles on Rhode Island history, and is considered an authority on the early 20th century comedy team of Laurel and Hardy. He lives with his wife, Linda, in Pawtucket. They are the parents of six children and have two grandchildren.

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