A tale of murder and mystery at the OLLI Brown Bag Series

Published: October 31, 2022

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, at Auburn University hosts a public presentation of Murder and My Rug Adventure in the Republic of Georgia with Larry Gerber from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Boykin Community Center, 400 Boykin St. in Auburn. This lecture will also be broadcast live on Facebook. No registration is necessary.

Larry will recount his experience of ordering a custom-made rug from the country of Georgia in the Caucasus and then discovering before he went to Georgia to pick up the rug that the American ex-pat he was dealing with had been murdered along with his family. Hear about the surprising conclusion to his trip to the Caucasus and see the rug he brought back.

Larry Gerber is professor emeritus in history at Auburn University.

OLLI at Auburn is a program of the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach. Its mission is to enrich the lives of senior adults by providing opportunities to engage with ideas, one another, and our community. OLLI administrative offices and select classes are located at the historic Sunny Slope property, 1031 South College Street, Auburn, Alabama. For more information about OLLI programs, membership and scholarships, or to learn about becoming a volunteer faculty member, visit the OLLI website or contact OLLI staff at olli@auburn.edu or 334-844-3146.

Submitted by: Cheryl Lumpkin