"Oheka Chronicles" Author Frank Amoroso Includes Book Revue on Long Island Book Tour

A New Historical Novel
A New Historical Novel
On a book tour in May, Frank Amoroso, Esq., will introduce his new historical novel, Behind Every Great Fortune, to Long Island readers. The book is the first in a trilogy called the Oheka Chronicles. The local venues for the author talks include: Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, the Oyster Bay Historical Society and the Book Revue (Huntington).The plot of the book revolves around Oheka Castle and the life and times of Otto Kahn, the man responsible for building this Long Island treasure in the early twentieth century. Kahn was immortalized as the icon with the top hat, monocle and white mustache in the Monopoly® game. Presidents, monarchs and celebrities sought his counsel and attended lavish parties at his Gold Coast estate. In the masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald probably based the character Jay Gatsby on Otto Kahn.The Behind Every Great Fortune Book Tour kicks off Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 PM, with an author talk in the auditorium of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, 998 Old Country Road (516-938-0077). On the next day, Thursday, May 8, starting at 7 PM, Frank Amoroso will speak to fellow history buffs at the Oyster Bay Historical Society, 20 Summit Street (516-922-5032). On Tuesday, May 13, 7 PM, the author appears at the Book Revue, Long Island’s largest independent bookstore located at 313 New York Avenue, Huntington (631-271-1442). For reservations, call the venue or visit its website.    After Mr. Amoroso speaks at each of these venues, the author will remain on hand to greet individuals and sign copies of his book, which will be available for purchase for $15.99. In the case of the library, a portion of the sales will be donated to Friends of the Old Bethpage-Plainview Library. For information about how to secure Mr. Amoroso as a speaker, contact Janice Jay Young at 631-284-3737 or jartandi@yahoo.com. To order a signed copy of the book through the author’s website, visitwww.behindeverygreatfortune.com.
Michael Haltman April 11, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Sounds like a very interesting book particularly since I see Oheka Castle from the road a few times a week and always wonder about its history. Looking forward to it.
Smuts April 11, 2014 at 02:59 PM
i wonder who popped the owner of Oheka castle in the head with a bullet just a few weeks ago and why the media has not followed up on this story?? I guess we shoudl all just a assume a random, masked killer is on the loose and we shouldnt pay it any mind.


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