Richard Zacks





Richard Zacks

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in Savannah, Georgia, The United States
January 01, 1955

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Richard Zacks (1955-?) was born in Savannah, Georgia but grew up in New York City. He was a Classical Greek major at the University of Michigan and studied Arabic in Cairo, Italian in Perugia, and French in the vineyards of France.. After completing Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism, he wrote a syndicated column for four years carried by the NY Daily News, Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News and many others.He keeps a hole-in-the-wall office in Manhattan and lives just outside the city limits in an 1897 stucco house, once used by bootleggers.



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“You’ll piss when you can’t whistle,”
Richard Zacks, The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd

“One pirate captain, in his cups, vowed: “If we swing our grappling hooks onto the clouds and attack Heaven itself, I’d aim my first shot at God.”
Richard Zacks, The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd



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