Nancy Pellicer Dyer
Nancy Pellicer Dyer is of Minorcan descent. Her family is from St. Augustine, Florida, the nation's oldest city. She grew up hearing stories of the struggles of her ancestors from her father. Her desire to find the truth behind the folk tales culminated in her desire to share what she had learned in her first novel, The Minorcan Yoke.
Nancy's working career in the communication industry has made it possible for her to be well traveled. She has lived, worked, and traveled extensively in the Mediterranean as well as the U.S.A. At present, Nancy and her husband live near Stafford, Virginia. She is working on a second novel that continues where the first novel, The Minorcan Yoke, leaves off.
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Author Nancy Pellicer Dyer reads and lectures on her novel, The Minorcan Yoke at New Smyrna Museum of History in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The lecture covers the first rebellion at the New Smyrna Colony in 1768. Nancy is available for lectures and reading. - approx. 30 min. video
The Minorcan Yoke
By Nancy Pellicer Dyer
Published: February 15, 2012.
Just south of America’s oldest permanent city, St. Augustine, Florida, lie the ruins of the largest colony the English attempted to establish in the New World. New Smyrna was established in 1768 by 1,400 indentured servants. Their nine turbulent year odyssey under English domination and servitude was a struggle to survive against tremendous odds.
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