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Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: In 1819, the 238-ton Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routine voyage to hunt whales. Fifteen months later the Essex was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale. Fearing cannibals on the islands to the west, the 20-man crew set out in three small boats for South America, almost 3,000 miles away. Three months later, only eight were left alive. This book shares a fantastic saga of survival and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910 Philb

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.9 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "The thrilling story of the year that won the Revolutionary War from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition In the fall of 1780, after five frustrating years of war, George Washington had come to realize that the only way to defeat the British Empire was with the help of the French navy. But as he had learned after two years of trying, coordinating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washington (who had never commanded a large force in battle) evacuates New York after a devastating defeat by the British Army. Three weeks later, near the Canadian border, one of his favorite generals, Benedict Arnold, miraculously succeeds in postponing the British naval advance down Lake Champlain that might have ended...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as author Philbrick reveals, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a 55-year epic. The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.2 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.22 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.22 Philbrick

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from citizens to vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, British and American soldiers and Massachusetts residents have maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, with the city cut off from supplies by a British...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3312 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: Little Bighorn and Custer are names synonymous in the American imagination with unmatched bravery and spectacular defeat. Mythologized as Custer's Last Stand, the June 1876 battle was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations. The author sketches in details about the two larger-than-life antagonists: Sitting Bull, and George Armstrong Custer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: LP 973.82 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Based on the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: In 1838, the U.S. government launched the largest discovery voyage the Western world had ever seen-6 sailing vessels and 346 men bound for the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Four years later, the U.S. Exploring Expedition returned with an astounding array of accomplishments and discoveries: 87,000 miles logged, 280 Pacific islands surveyed, 4,000 zoological specimens collected, including 2,000...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.973 Philbrick

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: Shares expert guidelines on how to read and appreciate Herman Melville's classic work, offering insight into its history, characters, and themes while explaining its literary relevance in the modern world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 813 PHI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.3 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel

Summary: "The National Book Award-winning author of In the Heart of the Sea presents an account of the complicated middle years of the American Revolution that shares lesser-known insights into the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 9773.3 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: The bestselling author of "Mayflower" sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West, reminding readers that the Battle of the Little Bighorn was also, even in victory, the last stand for the Sioux and Cheyenne Indian nations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.8 PHI

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.8 PHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.8 Philbrick 2010

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: Philbrick carries readers back to the 1876 battle in Montana mythologized as "Custer's Last Stand." Focusing on the charismatic Sitting Bull and the recklessly brave George Armstrong Custer, Philbrick constructs a narrative of the battle that became the archetypal story of the West.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 973.8 PHI

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

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Summary: When English Separatists flee to Holland, Dutch urban life corrupts their children and weakens their families. Convinced that God is leading them to the New World, these devout Pilgrims bravely cross the Atlantic. But after violent storms carry them far north of Hudson's River, they fight icy New England winds to build crude shelters. When half die of starvation and cold that winter, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.22 Philb

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.22 Philbrick

Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Summary: After a journey across the Atlantic, the Mayflower's passengers were saved from destruction with the help of the natives of the Plymouth region. For fifty years, peace was maintained as Pilgrims and Natives worked together. But that trust was broken with the next generation of leaders, and conflict erupted that nearly wiped out English and natives alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2008

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Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 910.973 PHI

Summary: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. This story reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE HEA

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD IN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD In

Melville, Herman

Summary: A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MEL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mel