The First Thanksgiving

The First Thanksgiving

A Selection from Mayflower (Penguin Tracks)

  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101630914
  • 50  Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult


The real story of the First Thanksgiving from the New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick

One of America’s most acclaimed historians takes on the nation’s First Thanksgiving, telling us the true story behind the tale we think we know so well. In this selection from the New York Times bestseller Mayflower Nathaniel Philbrick recounts in riveting detail the truth about relations between Plymouth Colony and the British crown and between the colonists and Native American tribes, shining a light on the courage, communities, and conflicts that shaped one of our country’s most celebrated national holidays.
The First Thanksgiving

The First Thanksgiving

Nathaniel Philbrick


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


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

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