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Nathaniel Philbrick (born 1 Jan 1956 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American author and a winner of the National Book Award for his 2001 work of maritime history The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. He is probably the most prominent member of the Philbrick literary family.

Philbrick graduated from Taylor Allderdice Highs School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, earned his bachelor's degree at Brown University, and his master's degree in American literature at Duke University.

He moved to Nantucket, Massachusetts in 1986, and is a leading authority on the history of the island.

He is the director of the Egan Institute of Maritime Studies and is a research fellow at the Nantucket Historical Association. He is a former intercollegiate All-American sailor and North American Sunfish champion. Philbrick has also written articles on sailing and American maritime history for Vanity Fair, the New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe. In 2002, he was named the Nathaniel Bowditch Maritime Scholar of the Year by the American Merchant Marine Museum. Philbrick has written extensively about sailing. His works include The Passionate Sailor and Second Wind: A Sailfish Sailor's Odyssey. He is also the editor of Yaahting, A Parody.

In May 2006, Philbrick published a new history of the founding of the Plymouth colony in the United States, Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. The work won the Massachusetts Book Award, and was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in history and Los Angeles Times Book Award. On November 6, 2007, Philbrick shared research from this book at a campus forum at Brigham Young University.

His book about Battle of the Little Bighorn, The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, was published in May 2010.

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Total Books: 119
Abram's Eyes The Native American Legacy of Nantucket Island
Away Off Shore Nantucket Island and Its People
Away Off Shore Nantucket Island and Its People (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780963891013
ISBN-10: 0963891014
Genre: History
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Away Off Shore Nantucket Island and Its People 16021890
Away Offshore Nantucket Island and Its People 1602-1890
Away Offshore Nantucket Island and Its People 1602-1890 (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780963891006
ISBN-10: 0963891006
Genre: History
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Ben's Revolution Benjamin Russell and the Battle of Bunker Hill
Bunker Hill
Bunker Hill (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780857520456
ISBN-10: 0857520458
Genre: History
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Bunker Hill A City A Siege A Revolution
Bunker Hill a City a Siege a Revolution (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780143125327
ISBN-10: 014312532X
Genre: History
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Dmonen der See
Dmonen Der See (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783442734955
ISBN-10: 3442734959
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En El Carazon Del Mar
En El Carazon Del Mar (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788439706311
ISBN-10: 8439706316
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Im Herzen der See Die letzte Fahrt des Walfngers Essex
Im Herzen Der See Die Letzte Fahrt Des Walfngers Essex (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783442729715
ISBN-10: 3442729718
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Im Herzen der See - Die letzte Fahrt des Walfngers Essex
Im Herzen Der See - Die Letzte Fahrt Des Walfngers Essex (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783896670939
ISBN-10: 389667093X
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In the Heart of the Sea
In the Heart of the Sea (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780141802817
ISBN-10: 0141802812
Genre: History
  • Currently 4.9/5 Stars.
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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA THE EPIC STORY THAT INSPIRED MOBY DICK
In the Heart of the Sea  The Epic True Story That Inspired 'Moby Dick
In The Heart Of The Sea - The Tragedy Of The Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea - the Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780007639458
ISBN-10: 0007639457
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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In the Heart of the Sea The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea the Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780141001821
ISBN-10: 0141001828
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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In The Heart Of The Sea  The Tragedy Of The Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea the Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780736655040
ISBN-10: 0736655042
Genre: General
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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In the Heart of the Sea The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea the Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex [Movie Tie-in] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780143126812
ISBN-10: 0143126814
Genres: History, Travel, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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In the Heart of the Sea The Tragedy Ofthe Whaleship Essex
In the Heart of the Sea the Tragedy Ofthe Whaleship Essex (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780756966355
ISBN-10: 0756966353
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Last Stand
The Last Stand (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781594134661
ISBN-10: 1594134669
Genre: History
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The Last Stand Custer Sitting Bull And The Battle Of The Little Big Horn
The Last Stand Custer Sitting Bull and the Battle of the Little Big Horn (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780670021727
ISBN-10: 0670021725
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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