Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of In the Heart of the Sea, winner of the National Book Award; Mayflower, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Bunker Hill, winner of the New England Book Award; Sea of Glory; The Last Stand; Why Read Moby Dick?; and Away Off Shore. He lives in Nantucket. His new book, Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, will be published in May 2016.
"An engrossing, thoughtfully researched, and tautly written account
of a critical chapter ni American history."
--Los Angeles Times
"An evocative and cinematic narrative."
--The New York Times "A carefully historical account that is also a ripping good yarn."
--The Wall Street Journal
Praise for Mayflower, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History "Vivid and remarkably fresh...Philbrick has recast the Pilgrims for our age of searching and turmoil."
--The New York Times Book Review "A signal achievement. Philbrick enlightens and even astounds."
--Salon.com Praise for Sea of Glory, winner of the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Naval History Prize "Brilliantly told...has to be among the best nonfiction books of this or any other year."
--Los Angeles Time Book Review "A breathtaking account of one of history's greatest adventures."