Join bestselling author Paul Clerici, as he discusses the iconic Boston Marathon. Among
his books are “Boston Marathon History by the Mile” and “Images of Modern America: The
The award-winning writer will take you through the colorful 26.2-mile journey - mile by mile,
town by town, story by story. With his unique vast array of experience and knowledge, he brings
the great race to life through informative, humorous, and enlightening detail that includes stories
about every moment, landmark, and portion of the course - the very beginnings of the race in
Ashland; various start lines in Hopkinton; the year in which a train cut through the race in
Framingham; the Scream Tunnel of women at Wellesley College; the Johnny Kelley statue in
Newton; different finish lines in Boston; and much more - from its start in 1897 to present day.
His storytelling is supplemented with a multimedia presentation of images from his books, which
include some from rare collections and some never seen before!
Books will be available to purchase and can be signed by the author.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library