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WAM July 30-31 Edmund Burry

In Trinity, in the late 1700`s, he was like a Michaelangelo - a doctor, a surgeon, a priest, a judge, a customs officer. Some considered him the Pillar of Trinity - John Clinch.

Edmund Burry was struck by the real-life story and decided it needed to be told. But he didn’t want to create a dry history, so he decided to novelize the tale of John Clinch.

I asked Ed to tell me the real story of John Clinch, the 18th century doctor in Trinity, the one that convinced him to write the historical novel Clinch - The Pillar of Trinity.

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