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"Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War"

By: "Philbrick, Nathaniel"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143111979

ISBN: 0143111973

Condition: very good


Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award? winning "In the Heart of the Sea," hailed as ?spellbinding? by "Time" magazine. In "Mayflower," Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the "Mayflower" and the settlement of Plymouth Colony. From the "Mayflower"'s arduous Atlantic crossing to the eruption of King Philip's War between colonists and natives decades later, Philbrick reveals in this electrifying history of the Pilgrims a fifty-five-year epic, a... View more info

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In the Heart of the Sea

By: "Philbrick, Nathaniel"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780141001821

ISBN: 0141001828

Condition: GOOD


The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth. In 1819, the Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with twenty crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacific the ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale. The crew drifted for more than ninety days in three tiny whaleboats, succumbing to weather, hunger, disease, and ultimately turning to drastic measures in the fight for survival. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents-including a long-lost account written by the ship's cabin bo... View more info