Dennis Tucker of Whitman Publishing forwarded this information about author events at the upcoming ANA convention. -Editor More than a dozen award-winning Whitman Publishing authors will greet fans and autograph their books at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Los Angeles, August 5–9, 2009.
From the arena of paper money, these authors will be on hand: Arthur Friedberg (A Guide Book of United States Paper Money), Q. David Bowers (Obsolete Paper Money; 100 Greatest American Currency Notes; and the upcoming Whitman Encyclopedia of U.S. Paper Money), and Kenneth Bressett (United States Currency, now in its fourth edition).
World-coin collectors can meet Ira Goldberg and Larry Goldberg (Money of the World: Coins That Made History), Arthur Friedberg (A Catalog of Modern World Coins, 1850–1964, 14th edition), Harlan J. Berk (100 Greatest Ancient Coins), Ken Bressett (Money of the Bible, and Milestone Coins: A Pageant of the World’s Most Significant and Popular Money), and Paul Rynearson (Collecting Ancient Greek Coins: A Guided Tour Featuring 25 Significant Types).
Collectors of U.S. federal series will meet Richard Doty (America’s Money, America’s Story), Clifford Mishler (Coins: Questions & Answers), David W. Lange (History of the United States Mint and Its Coinage, and A Guide Book of Modern United States Proof Coin Sets), Ken Bressett (longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins), Bill Fivaz (coauthor of the Cherrypickers’ Guide), Rick Snow (A Guide Book of Flying Eagle and Indian Head Cents), and Q. David Bowers (author of Whitman titles on Morgan dollars, double eagles, type coins, Washington quarters, Buffalo nickels, gold dollars, and other series).
Those who specialize in gold coins will be able to talk to Jeff Garrett (Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins, 1795–1933, and 100 Greatest U.S. Coins) and Bill Fivaz (United States Gold Counterfeit Detection Guide).
The authors will make appearances at the Whitman Publishing booth during the show, with times to be announced. Fans are encouraged to ask questions, have their pictures taken, and talk about the hobby with their favorite numismatic writers.
What a star-studded lineup! When you're packing for the convention, be sure to find room for some of your new titles; track down the authors and get them signed! -Editor
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