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Nahant, MA, 01908
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Fireside Chat

Celebrate our island school and support NEF's Marine Science Program!
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We're celebrating our island school
with a signature speaker series featuring
Alumni of the Nahant Public Schools

Our first guest is a graduate of the Nahant Public Schools
and co-author of a recent New York Times bestseller


Judy Melinek, M.D. and T.J. Mitchell
New York Times Best Selling Authors

"Working Stiff"
Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner


Join us for a Fireside Chat!

Sunday, December 21, 2014

4:00pm - 6:00pm

At the home of Dr. and Mrs. William Detrich
10 Valley Road, Nahant MA


Join us for an intimate gathering including hors d'oeuvre, wine,
an informal discussion with the authors and a book signing.

Tickets $15. All ticket proceeds fund the NEF Marine Science Program at Northeastern University, uniquely developed for ALL students at the Johnson Elementary School

Washington Post review of "Working Stiff"

About the Authors

Judy Melinek, M.D. is a graduate of Harvard University. She trained at UCLA in medicine and pathology, graduating in 1996. Her training at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in New York is the subject of her memoir, Working Stiff, which she co-wrote with her husband. Currently, Dr. Melinek is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, and works as a forensic pathologist in Oakland. She also travels nationally and internationally to lecture on anatomic and forensic pathology and she has been consulted as a forensic expert in many high-profile legal cases, as well as for the television shows E.R. and Mythbusters.

T.J. Mitchell, her husband, graduated with an English degree from Harvard and has worked as a screenwriter’s assistant and script editor since 1991. He is a writer and stay-at-home Dad raising their three children in San Francisco. Working Stiff is his first book.

The home of Dr. and Mrs. William Detrich
10 Valley Rd
Nahant, MA 01908
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It's our first Fireside Chat, a new speaker series by the Nahant Education Foundation. Our first speaker is a graduate of Nahant Public Schools, and is now a New York Times Best Selling Author. T.J. Mitchell and his wife, Dr. Judy Melinek, wrote the New York Times Bestseller, "Working Stiff." Join us for an intimate gathering, informal discussion, Q&A with the authors, and a book signing.

Come celebrate our island school and support our new Marine Science Program with Northeastern University!

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Sip & Sea