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Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, Philbrick, Nathaniel
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Author Name    Philbrick, Nathaniel

Title   Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Viking Adult

ISBN Number    0670037605 / 9780670037605

Seller ID   SKU1038881

0670037605 1st/1st, First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Hardcover with Dust Jacket under mylar. Edge of pages stained lightly. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

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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 bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals in his spellbinding new book, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a fifty-five-year epic that is at once tragic, heroic, exhilarating, and profound.

The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a period of crisis for Native Americans as disease spread by European fishermen devastated their populations. Initially the two groups--the Wampanoags, under the charismatic and calculating chief Massasoit, and the Pilgrims, whose pugnacious military officer Miles Standish was barely five feet tall--maintained a fragile working relationship. But within decades, New England would erupt into King Philip's War, a savagely bloody conflict that nearly wiped out English colonists and natives alike and forever altered the face of the fledgling colonies and the country that would grow from them.

With towering figures like William Bradford and the distinctly American hero Benjamin Church at the center of his narrative, Philbrick has fashioned a fresh and compelling portrait of the dawn of American history--a history dominated right from the start by issues of race, violence, and religion.

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