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- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 16.00
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... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 16.00
America?s first frontier was not the West; it was the sea?and no one writes more eloquently about that watery wilderness than Nathaniel Philbrick. In his bestselling In the Heart of the Sea Philbrick probed the nightmarish dangers of the vast Pacific. Now, in an epic sea adventure, he writes about one of the most ambitious voyages of discovery the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 30.00
"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history." - Los Angeles Times With a fantastic body of work that includes In the Heart of the Sea and Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower , Nathaniel Philbrick has emerged as a historian with a unique ability to bring history to life. The... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 19.99
Adapted from the New York Times bestseller Mayflower ! After a dangerous journey across the Atlantic, the Mayflower?s passengers were saved from certain destruction with the help of the Natives of the Plymouth region. For fifty years a fragile peace was maintained as Pilgrims and Native Americans learned to work together. But when that trust was... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 16.00
?For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book.? ?Russell Baker Nantucket is a tiny island with a huge history. In his first book of history, Away Off Shore , New York Times -bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals the people and the stories behind what was once the whaling capital of the world. Beyond its charm,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 9.99
A ?brilliant and provocative? ( The New Yorker ) celebration of Melville?s masterpiece?from the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea One of the greatest American novels finds its perfect contemporary champion in Why Read Moby-Dick ? , Nathaniel Philbrick?s enlightening and entertaining tour through Melville?s classic. As he did in... more...
- Transworld 2013; US$ 35.53
What lights the spark that ignites a revolution? Lost in the story of America's path to independence is the tumultuous nature of that nation's origins: the interplay of ideologies and personalities that provoked a group of merchants, farmers, artisans, and sailors to take up arms in pursuit of liberty . . . A city of 15,000 inhabitants... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 16.99
Nathaniel Philbrick, the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower , brings his prodigious talents to the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution. Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from sober citizens to thuggish... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 15.00
The most important personal accounts of the Plymouth Colony?the key sources of Nathaniel Philbrick?s New York Times bestseller Mayflower National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick and his father, Thomas Philbrick, present the most significant and readable original works that were used in the writing of Mayflower , offering a definitive... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 15.00
One of the finest nineteenth-century first-person narratives of a sea voyage in existence, and a principle source for Sea of Glory , The Private Journal of William Reynolds brings to life the boisterous world traversed by the six vessels that comprised America's first ocean-going voyage of discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838?1842.... more...