Friday, June 20, 2008

Blackbeard Novelist Returns to Georgia in August

Pirates, and especially Blackbeard, have always been a subject of intense fascination. But it was not until the discovery of Blackbeard’s flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, that there has been a resurgence of interest in Blackbeard unprecedented in America’s history. - Margaret Hoffman

Blackbeard: A Tale of Villainy and Murder in Colonial America, was written by Margaret Hoffman while she lived in Atlanta. It was published 25 years later, 2 years after the discovery of the Queen Anne's Revenge, Blackbeard's flagship.

Hoffman's upcoming book signing tour will include the following stops in the Atlanta area:

Aug 7 - Barnes & Noble/Fayetteville 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.
Aug 8 - Barnes & Noble/Alpharetta 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Aug 9 - Barnes and Noble/West Cobb 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 9 - Barnes and Noble/Cumberland 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Aug. 10 -Barnes and Noble/Buford 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Aug. 10 -Barnes and Noble/Duluth 3:00 p.m. to 7:00.p.m.

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