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Graham Hancock – AMERICA BEFORE

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join us at Spencer Road Library on May 9th for an author event featuring Graham Hancock, the author of AMERICA BEFORE.

We’ve been taught that North and South America were empty of humans until around 13,000 years ago – amongst the last great landmasses on earth to have been settled by our ancestors. But new discoveries have radically reshaped this long-established picture and we know now that the Americas were first peopled more than 130,000 years ago – many tens of thousands of years before human settlements became established elsewhere.

Hancock’s research takes us on a series of journeys and encounters with the scientists responsible for the recent extraordinary breakthroughs. In the process, from the Mississippi Valley to the Amazon rainforest, he reveals that ancient “New World” cultures share a legacy of advanced scientific knowledge and sophisticated spiritual beliefs with supposedly unconnected “Old World” cultures. Have archaeologists focused for too long only on the “Old World” in their search for the origins of civilization while failing to consider the revolutionary possibility that those origins might in fact be found in the “New World”?

America Before: The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilization is the culmination of everything that millions of readers have loved in Hancock’s body of work over the past decades, namely a mind-dilating exploration of the mysteries of the past, amazing archaeological discoveries and profound implications for how we lead our lives today.

About Graham Hancock:

GRAHAM HANCOCK is the author of the major international non-fiction bestsellers including The Sign and the Seal and Fingerprints of the Gods. His books have sold more than seven million copies worldwide and have been translated into thirty languages. His public lectures, radio and TV appearances, including TV series, Quest For The Lost Civilization and Flooded Kingdoms of the Ice Age, as well as his strong presence on the internet, have put his ideas before audiences of tens of millions. He resides in the UK.

This event is free and open to the public. We do ask that you register to attend so that our library partners can make sure there are enough seats for everyone who would like to be there- you can do so by following this link. Doors will open at 6pm, and seating is first come, first served. The library will be distributing line tickets to make the signing line more manageable. These are also first come, first served. If you would like an early group line ticket, the only way to get one is to arrive early.
Mr. Hancock will be giving a presentation beginning at 7pm. When the presentation concludes, he will take questions and then begin signing. Guests will be called up to the signing line by group number.
Copies of Mr. Hancock’s new book, AMERICA BEFORE, will be available for purchase at the event. You can also purchase a book on our website by following this link and letting us know in  the order notes that we should hold it for you until the event. We will also have several additional titles by Graham Hancock available for purchase at the event.
Book sales are the number one indicator of a successful event. We know you have many choices when you purchase your books, but a purchase from Main Street Books not only helps your favorite independent bookstore, it also indicates to Mr. Hancock’s publisher that St. Louis is an incredible market for author visits, and lets them know that they should send more authors to us. Who knows? If this event is incredibly successful, they may send Mr. Hancock back to us in the future…
Thank you so much for your support of and enthusiasm for Graham Hancock and Main Street Books. Please call if you have any further questions. Main Street Books staff can be reached at 636-949-0105 from 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday, and from 12pm-5pm on Sunday.
See you on May 9th!


May 9
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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