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Sea of Glory

America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

Sea of Glory( )
Author: Philbrick, Nathaniel
ISBN:978-0-00-712116-8
Publication Date:Apr 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:HarperPerennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $23.99
Book Description:

The dramatic story of the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world, this is an astounding tale of courage, arrogance and adventure on the high seas from the author of 'In the Heart of the Sea'.

Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
History / Expeditions & Discoveries
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 3 cm
Book Weight:0.338 Kilograms
Author Biography
Philbrick, Nathaniel (Author)
Nathaniel Philbrick was born in Boston Massachusetts on June 11, 1956. He received a bachelor's degree in English from Brown University and a master's degree in American literature from Duke University. In 1978, he was Brown University's first Intercollegiate All-American sailor and he won the Sunfish North Americans in Barrington, Rhode Island. After graduate school, he worked for four years at Sailing World magazine. Afterward, he worked as a freelancer for a number of years and wrote/edited several sailing books including Yachting: A Parody.

After moving to Nantucket in 1986, he became interested in the history of the island and wrote Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People. In 2000 he published In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. A motion picture of the book was released in December 2015. His other books include Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition; Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War; The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn; Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution; Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, and In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown.

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