Willamsburg Libraries Event Calendar
|Time:||11:00 AM - 1:30 PM|
|Title:||Book Talk about local hero, Russ Warriner|
|Contact:||Katie Krol , 413-268-7472|
|Description:||Saturday, April 8, from 11:00-1:30
Maine teacher and writer, David Arenstam, honors
Williamsburg native and Vietnam veteran,
Russell Warriner, in a debut novel.
Maine Teacher of the Year finalist, and Thornton Academy faculty member David Arenstam has just published his debut novel, “Homecoming: A Soldier's Story of Loyalty, Courage, and Redemption.” Two weeks after its publication, Arenstam’s novel was nominated for the 2017 William E. Colby award for emerging writers of military fiction or nonfiction. Arenstam, from Saco, recently completed the historical novel based on interviews and news stories written about Russell Warriner, a 68-year-old Vietnam veteran and Williamsburg native.