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- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 16.00
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard. 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... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00
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... 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 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...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
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...
- Transworld 2013; US$ 15.55
What lights the spark that ignites a revolution? What was it that, in 1775, provoked a group of merchants, farmers, artisans and mariners in the American colonies to unite and take up arms against the British government in pursuit of liberty? Nathaniel Philbrick, the acclaimed historian and bestselling author of In the Heart... 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...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2014; Not Available
This ebook contains a limited number of illustrations. Due to the level of detail, maps are best viewed on a tablet. The dramatic story of the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world, this is a astounding tale of courage, arrogance and adventure on the high seas. more...