Nathaniel Philbrick Writing Styles in Mayflower

Nathaniel Philbrick
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Nathaniel Philbrick is an award winning writer known for his New York Times bestseller, In the Heart of the Sea, and Sea of Glory: The Epic South Seas Expedition, 1838-1842. He has won the National Book Award and the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Naval History Prize.

Philbrick became interested in writing about the history of New England because he resides on Nantucket Island. In researching the history of the island, he came across a reference to Philip. Wanting to know more, he began to research Philip's history, which led him to Massasoit and the Pilgrims. He noticed that the real history of the events during this time were much more complicated than the stories often told about them.

Philbrick writes Mayflower with an adult audience in mind. The book is well-suited for people interested in the history of the Pilgrims and New England, including the Native groups...

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