Novelist To Offer ‘French In America, From Fighting To Fashion’ At The Long Beach Island Branch

April 20, 2017

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Ocean County Library will present “The French in America, From Fighting to Fashion” at the Long Beach Island Branch, 217 South Central Avenue in Surf City, 2 - 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29.

Join historical novelist Jeff Heller as he presents the fascinating story of how fighting, culture and even fashion influenced the actions taken by the French in their bold quest to claim North America. He will explain why the French’s efforts to establish a colony ended in disaster and how it set the stage for the American Revolution.

This adult program is free, but registration is required. To register call the Long Beach Island Branch at 609-494-2480 or visit and click Events & News.

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