Mayflower

Mayflower

A Story of Courage, Community, and War

Nathaniel Philbrick

Format
ePub
Price
$17.00
 
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101218839
  • 480 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

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, at once tragic and heroic, that still resonates with us today.

Awards

Booklist Editor’s Choice – Winner
Boston Globe Best 12 Books – Winner
San Francisco Chronicle Best Books – Winner
Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2006 – Winner
Publisher’s Weekly Best Books of 2006 – Winner
Focus on New England Award – Winner
ALA Notable Book – Winner
Pulitzer Prize for History – Winner

Praise

Startling [and] fascinating. (The New York Times)

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