BSB: Peter Emanuel (Course Change) Author Talk & Signing

Bank Square Books presents an author talk and signing with Peter Emanuel for the book Course Change.

About the Book

Readers, including those with an interest in maritime/naval/military history as well as those that just enjoy an exciting adventure story, will sail along with the Stonington as it assists in the re-taking of San Diego, then serves as a supply ship, a troop ship, and even a gun ship for the U.S. Navy.

About the Author

Emanuel was born out of a Libertan family who had been living in the United States for some time. They first lived in Illinois, before moving to New Haven, Connecticut, where Peter attended a private high school. A scholarship got him into Yale University. Emanuel earned a master's degree in English linguistics. He then attended Northwestern University in Chicago, where he earned his Ph.D.

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Course Change: The Whaleship Stonington in the Mexican-American War By Peter Emanuel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493074617
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Preorder Now
Published: Lyons Press - March 5th, 2024

The Stonington, a whaleship from New London, Connecticut, is sailing a course for home after

being at sea for more than three years. When it pulls into San Diego, California in September

1846 for food and supplies, the crew learns that war has broken out between the United

States and Mexico. The town is under siege by Mexican forces, leaving the US inhabitants no

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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