Rhode Island 101: Everything You Wanted to Know about Rhode Island and Were Going to Ask Anyway (Paperback)

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From Narragansett Bay, Roger Williams, the American Industrial Revolution and the Independent Man to the New England mob, the Newport Mansions, Family Guy and profiles of Buddy Cianci, H.P. Lovecraft and the Farrelly brothers, no book provides a more insightful lowdown on the Ocean State than Rhode Island 101. No book is more fun Well known Rhode Islanders weigh in on the nation's smallest state. Investigative reporter Jim Taricani recounts his top stories, Mark Patinkin provides signs that you've been in Rhode Island too long, meteorologist John Ghiorse revisits the most memorable weather events of the last 40 years, Lincoln Chafee offers a Rhode Island treasure hunt and Rory Raven illuminates haunted Rhode Island. From fabulous beaches, historic cities, and dynamite cuisine to corrupt politicians, elite universities and a unique accent and slang, it's all here.

About the Author


Tim Lehnert is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Montreal's The Gazette, The Providence Journal, The Providence Phoenix, and Rhode Island Monthly. He lives in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781772760149
ISBN-10: 1772760145
Publisher: Macintyrepurcell Publishing, Inc
Publication Date: September 1st, 2016
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: 101