Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War (Google eBook)
Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award? winning In the Heart of the Sea, hailed as ?spellbinding? by Time magazine. In Mayflower, Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement of Plymouth Colony. From the Mayflower?s arduous Atlantic crossing to the eruption of King Philip?s War between colonists and natives decades later, Philbrick reveals in this electrifying history of the Pilgrims a fifty-five-year epic, at once tragic and heroic, that still resonates with us today.
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Review: Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and WarUser Review - Dede - Goodreads
This book definitely helped me appreciate a part of history I haven't understood well. The Pilgrims had a great beginning with the Mayflower Compact, and a means to govern many diverse groups. I ... Read full review
Review: Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and WarUser Review - Dan - Goodreads
As a big fan of early American historical fiction, I decided to take a chance with a straight history book (eg no fiction) and turned back the clock a bit to learn something about the Pilgrims and the ... Read full review