Coffee Smuggler

Coffee Smuggler is an adventure based on the true story of Gabriel de Clieu who brought coffee to the Americas in 1723. De Clieu seduces a noble woman with a strange illness to steal a cutting of King Louis XV's only coffee plant. He sets sail and faces pirates, a hurricane and the doldrums before arriving in Martinique to cultivate the plant that would spread coffee across the Americas. More

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About Dave Holman

Dave Holman lives in Maine with his wife Rommy, cat Patas and four dwarf goats: Whoopie Pie, Aurora, Canela, and Silly Willy. He attended Carleton College and co-founded the Spitting Llama Bookstore and Outfitter while living in Bolivia. He co-authored Youth Renewing the Countryside in 2009. He holds an MBA and has worked for non-profit organizations like Safe Passage. He currently works full time at Bowdoin College and writes most mornings thanks in large part to the plant De Clieu smuggled to Martinique.

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