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Meet the Author Ashley Oliphant


Dr. Ashley Oliphant is an Associate Professor of English at Pfeiffer University in N.C. Her doctoral dissertation was titled “Hemingway's Mixed Drinks: An Examination of the Varied Representation of Alcohol Across the Author's Canon.” She is a longtime member of the Hemingway Society and a contributor to its conferences and The Hemingway Review. Oliphant is the author of  “Shark Tooth Hunting on the Carolina Coast,” “Hemingway and Bimini: The Birth of Sport Fishing at ‘The End of the World,’” and “In Search of Jimmy Buffett: A Key West Revival.”

Her most recent effort is a co-authored book with Beth Yarbrough, her mother, titled “Jean Laffite Revealed: Unraveling One of America’s Longest Running Mysteries,” a book that offers a new theory about the fate of mysterious New Orleans pirate Jean Laffite.

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“Jean Laffite Revealed: Unraveling One of America's Longest Running Mysteries.” will be available to purchase at the conclusion of the event.