TITLE: Nathaniel Philbrick
SPEAKER: Nathaniel Philbrick
EVENT DATE: 10/09/2004
RUNNING TIME: 35 minutes
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Speaker Biography: Nathaniel Philbrick, whose book "In The Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex" won the 2000 National Book Foundation Award for nonfiction, is a resident of Nantucket Island, Mass. A leading authority on the history of Nantucket, Philbrick serves as the director of the Egan Institute of Maritime Studies and a research fellow at the Nantucket Historical Society. His other books include "Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People, 1602-1890" and "Abram's Eyes: The Native American Legacy of Nantucket Island."
SERIES: National Book Festival 2004