Join Mount Vernon for a digital Ford Evening Book Talk with Nathan Raab in conversation with the Washington Library's Executive Director Kevin Butterfield. 

They will discuss Raab's new book, The Hunt for History.

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Join Mount Vernon for a digital Ford Evening Book Talk with Nathan Raab in conversation with the Washington Library's Executive Director Kevin Butterfield. 

They will discuss Raab's new book, The Hunt for History.

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About the Book

Each day, people from all over the world contact Nathan Raab for help understanding what they have, what it might be worth, and how to sell it. He is a modern-day treasure hunter and one of the world’s most prominent dealers of historical artifacts. Most weeks, he travels the country, scours auctions, or fields phone calls and emails from people who think they may have found something of note in a grandparent’s attic.

In The Hunt for History, Raab shares fascinating stories about his professional exploits -- whether is be sorting through a box uncovered in a Maine attic with twenty letters written by Alexander Hamilton; purchasing a handheld address to Congress by President George Washington; finding a note that Winston Churchill wrote to his captor when he was a young POW in South Africa; or reading an unpublished letter written by Albert Einstein, discussing his theory of relativity …

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About the Author

Nathan Raab is a principal at The Raab Collection, a business which has discovered and carried some of the most important historical documents, and advises public and private clients worldwide. He is one of the world’s most knowledgeable and respected experts in historical documents. His writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer, and he frequently writes a column, “Historically Speaking,” for Forbes.com. The author of The Hunt for History, he lives with his family in Pennsylvania.

Sponsored By The Ford Motor Company Fund

Sponsored By The Ford Motor Company Fund

Mount Vernon has enjoyed a very special relationship with the Ford Motor Company dating back more than 90 years. We are grateful for their generous support and we applaud their abiding respect for American heritage.

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Stephen A. McLeod

Director, Library Programs

703.799.8686

smcleod@mountvernon.org

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