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If the Tide Turns – Author Talk

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Cape Cod Maritime Museum
135 South St.
Hyannis, Ma., United States
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If the Tide Turns – Author Talk

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

April 20th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, $5

Much of what we know about pirates from Hollywood and popular culture isn’t accurate. In reality, pirates were so much more interesting! Enjoy a swashbuckling morning of trivia, fun, and an educational presentation about the reality of pirates by Rachel Rueckert, author of the new historical novel If the Tide Turns, a true forbidden love story set 300 years ago on Cape Cod during the Golden Age of Pirates.

About the Author:

Rachel Rueckert is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and an M.Ed from Boston University. On a visit to Provincetown, Massachusetts, she learned about the true events behind If the Tide Turns and vowed to write Maria and Sam’s story. She returns to Cape Cod regularly for research and freedom in the shape of solace. This is her debut novel, though she continues to excavate fascinating real pirates—such as Mary Read and Anne Bonny—from the sands of history.

There will be prizes! Pirate or witch costumes are not necessary but will be rewarded.


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