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Jean Laffite Revealed: Talk & Book Signing at 1859 Ashton Villa
Saturday, May 22, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm$10
The author of five books, Oliphant is a recognized expert in subjects ranging from Ernest Hemingway to legendary pirates.
Jean Laffite Revealed takes a fresh look at the various myths and legends surrounding one of the last great pirates. Beginning in 1805, the book traces Laffite through his rise to power as a privateer and smuggler in the Gulf, his involvement in the Battle of New Orleans, his flight to Texas, and his eventual disappearance in the waters of the Caribbean. With stunning revelations, this book picks up the trail from there—a trail that no one knew existed until now. This carefully researched work is a bona fide wild ride that will silence long-held speculation about Laffite’s ultimate fate.
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