The Wide Wide Sea: An Evening with Hampton Sides

Monday, June 24, 2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Bright Side Bookshop is excited to host Hampton Sides on Monday, June 24th at 6:00pm.

Join regional bestselling author Hampton Sides for a book talk and signing of his new book, The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook (Doubleday, April 9th, 2024).

A ticket purchase is required for admission to this event and includes admission for one person and a hardcover copy of The Wide Wide Sea ($35.00 retail price). You may also purchase a plus one ticket for $5 (returned to you as a $5 store voucher).

Preorder before April 9th for 10% off -- don't delay! We expect this event to sell out fast

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

HAMPTON SIDES is best-known for his gripping non-fiction adventure stories set in war or depicting epic expeditions of exploration. He is the author of the bestselling narrative histories Ghost SoldiersBlood and ThunderHellhound On His Trail, In the Kingdom of Ice, and On Desperate Ground. His most recent work,The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook, will be published in April 2024 from Doubleday. Hampton has been a contributor to OutsideNational Geographic, SmithsonianThe New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many other newspapers and magazines. His journalistic work, collected in numerous published anthologies, has been twice nominated for National Magazine Awards for feature writing. A native of Memphis and a Yale graduate, Hampton is a board member of the Society of American Historians and the Author’s Guild, and he was a recent Miller Distinguished Scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. He has been a resident fellow at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the Aspen Institute, the Ucross Foundation, and Stanford University. He has an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Colorado College. Hampton lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Event address: 
18 N. San Francisco St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-5230
Books: 
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The Wide Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook By Hampton Sides Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385544764
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - April 9th, 2024