Film, Video Nathaniel Philbrick

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  • Nathaniel Philbrick

Event Date

  • October 09, 2004


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  • -  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."

Running Time

  • 35 minutes 7 seconds

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