Author Talk with Robert Prather

Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver

Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver coverWas there real Long John Silver? 
Is the most famous of fictional pirates actually based on the life of a real man?
Did he live near by in Alexandria, Va.?
Who was Johnathan Swift? 
Where are his legendary silver mines?
 
Join Robert Prather boldly delves into both the mystery and legend of Swift, as well as the probable connections with Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure, Treasure Island. Filled with intrigue, deception, murder, cryptic codes and buried treasure, The Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver is a provocative look into a fascinating segment of literary and American history.

Join us Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. for a chat with Robert Prather.