Nicholas Nicastro

Nicholas Nicastro was born in Astoria, New York in 1963. He has a B.A. in English from Cornell University (1985), an M.F.A. in film making from New York University (1991), an M.A. in archaeology and a Ph.D in psychology from Cornell (1996 and 2003). He has also worked as a film critic, a hospital orderly, a newspaper reporter, a library archivist, a college lecturer in anthropology and psychology, an animal behaviourist, and an advertising salesman. His writings include short fiction, travel and science articles in such publications as The New York Times, The New York Observer, Film Comment, and The International Herald Tribune.

Series: John Paul Jones Trilogy
Year  Book  Comment
  The Eighteenth Captain John Paul Jones navigates the military, political and romantic battlefields of Revolutionary America and France 
  Between Two Fires The story of America's first naval hero during the prime of his spectacular yet tragic career.
  (Book 3 of the trilogy was not released)

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