Rediscover the lost works of Dorchester resident “Oliver Optic,” a.k.a. William T. Adams. In this hour-long talk, author Peter Walther will discuss Adams, a dearly beloved writer of popular juvenile during the latter half of the nineteenth century and the author of 126 books and over 1,000 stories.
A practicing musician, Peter Walther is a member of the prestigious American Antiquarian Society and belongs to both the Elgar and the Donizetti Societies in England. He is also a reviewer for the North American Jules Verne Society.
This event is co-hosted by the Dorchester Historical Society.
When: Saturday, April 2 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Where: Fields Corner Branch, 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 02122