Greenpeace Captain by Peter Willcox is subtitled My Adventures in Protecting the Future of our Planet. The last few sentences of the book sum up the message well--“There’s a long standing maritime tradition to come to the aid of anyone at sea who is in peril. So when the ocean itself is in trouble, I can’t refuse the call.” Willcox has been the captain of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior for over thirty years, out on the front lines of working to publicize environmental offenses worldwide. He has been dedicated to this mission and paid a steep price, including the death of crew mates and three months in a Russian jail. This memoir is gripping, as he describes the commitment to carefully choreographed actions that draw attention to a multitude of environmental sins perpetrated by nations around the globe.
Join us for an opportunity to hear Peter Willcox speak at the Rowayton Library on Thursday June 30th at 7 PM. It promises to be an exciting event.