The South Street Seaport Museum has added a second date, by popular demand, for the Book Launch: The Stowaway. Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 213 Water Street, NYC. Tickets are $10 (free for members) and are available at www.seaportmuseum.org/stowaway. Doors open at 6:15pm. Reception and book signing to follow.
Within minutes of announcing the book launch event for Laurie Gwen Shapiro's new book The Stowaway the tickets had sold out! By popular demand we've added a second date! Join the Seaport Museum, along with Simon & Schuster on January 23rd to celebrate the book launch of Laurie Gwen Shapiro's new book, The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica, an Indie Next Pick for January 2018 as well as Amazon Best of the Month Biography and Memoir. The evening's conversation will be moderated by William Roka, South Street Seaport Museum Historian.
Tickets go on sale on January 5. Visit www.seaportmuseum.org/membershipfor more information on supporting the South Street Seaport Museum.
The Stowaway is the spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who, like many Americans during the Roaring Twenties, fantasized about joining the most famous and daring venture of the era: Commander Richard Byrd's expedition to Antarctica.