John Pielmeier

Hook's Tale: Being the Account of of an Unjustly Villainized Pirate Written By Himself
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
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424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

 

Join us for a reading, conversation and signing to celebrate this rollicking debut novel from award-winning playwright and screenwriter John Pielmeier.

The novel reimagines the childhood of the much maligned Captain Hook: his quest for buried treasure, his friendship with Peter Pan, and the story behind the swashbuckling world of Neverland.

Long defamed as a vicious pirate, Captain James Cook (a.k.a Hook) was in fact a dazzling wordsmith who left behind a vibrant, wildly entertaining, and entirely truthful memoir. His chronicle offers a counter narrative to the works of J.M. Barrie, a "dour Scotsman" whose spurious accounts got it all wrong. Now, award-winning playwright John Pielmeier is proud to present this crucial historic artifact in its entirety for the first time. Like Gregory Maguire's Wicked, Hook's Tale offers a radical new version of a classic story, bringing readers into a much richer, darker, and enchanting version of Neverland than ever before. 

 

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$25.00
ISBN: 9781501161056
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Published: Scribner Book Company - July 18th, 2017

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