10th Annual Literary Festival at ODU: October 4-8, 1987


Alf Mapp, Jr., 10th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Alf Mapp Jr.

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Newport News Room, Webb Center

Author/Artist Bio

Alf Mapp, Jr., Eminent Professor of English at Old Dominion University, recently celebrated the publication of Thomas Jefferson: A Strange Case of Mistaken Identity. For six years he pored over thousands of papers and letters written to and by Jefferson to produce this first volume, which was a featured selection of the Book of the Month Club. Mapp's writings have been translated into nine languages, earning the praise of scholarly critics and enjoying an enthusiastic public reception.


Alf Mapp read at 1 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, in the Newport News Room, Webb Center.


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