and popular historian David Nevin to speak Nov. 14
author and popular historian David Nevin will be at the University
Bookstore Nov. 14 at 8 p.m.
newest novel, Eagle's Cry, is sure to strike a chord in Central
Virginia's readers. It is the story of Thomas Jefferson and James
Madison as they struggle to hold the country together after George
Washington's death. It is the story of the dashing Aaron Burr,
whose grip on the American public produces nearly disastrous results.
And it is the story of the struggle for the Louisiana Purchase
-- described as the greatest real estate deal in history -- nearly
doubling the size of the United States.
part of his distinguished journalistic career, Nevin has written
for Life magazine, covering such events as JFK's assassination
and the Cuban Missile Crisis. He is the New York Times bestselling
author of Dream West and the critically acclaimed 1812.