Richard Zacks

Richard Zacks


Born
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

“Kidd’s gold might seed this Indies trading emporium that would pry Scotland out from under England’s heel.”
Richard Zacks, The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd

“Captain Kidd, the privateer, in his voyage over from England in the Adventure had already legally captured a French fishing vessel off the banks of New Foundland with a crew of four. The conquest had resembled more a ritual”
Richard Zacks, The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd



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