American Sea Writing A Literary Anthology: A Literary Anthology

by Peter Jr Neill

LIBRARY OF AMERICA | October 5, 2000 | Hardcover

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Excerpts of novels, firsthand narratives, travel writing, natural science, memoir, journalism, and poetry are among the genres Neill has assembled to represent US maritime literature from the 17th century to the ecological dilemmas of the 20th. The nearly 70 authors include some of the best known. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 625 pages, 9.35 × 5.4 × 1.65 in

Published: October 5, 2000

Publisher: LIBRARY OF AMERICA

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1883011833

ISBN - 13: 9781883011833

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American Sea Writing A Literary Anthology: A Literary Anthology

American Sea Writing A Literary Anthology: A Literary Anthology

by Peter Jr Neill

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 625 pages, 9.35 × 5.4 × 1.65 in

Published: October 5, 2000

Publisher: LIBRARY OF AMERICA

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1883011833

ISBN - 13: 9781883011833

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Excerpts of novels, firsthand narratives, travel writing, natural science, memoir, journalism, and poetry are among the genres Neill has assembled to represent US maritime literature from the 17th century to the ecological dilemmas of the 20th. The nearly 70 authors include some of the best known. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Nathaniel Philbrick was born on June 11, 1956 in Boston Massachusetts. Philbrick graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, earned his bachelor's degree in English at Brown University, and his master's degree in American literature at Duke University. Philbrick was Brown¿s first Intercollegiate All-American sailor in 1978; that year he won the Sunfish North Americans in Barrington, Rhode Island. After graduate school, Philbrick worked for four years at Sailing World magazine; was a freelancer for a number of years, during which time he wrote/edited several sailing books, including Yaahting: A Parody, for which he was the editor-in-chief. After moving to Nantucket in 1986, he became interested in the history of the island and wrote Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People. He was offered the opportunity to start the Egan Maritime Institute in 1995. In 2000 he published In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. This was followed by Sea of Glory: America¿s Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, in 2003. In 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 Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn was published in May 2010. His book, Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution about Boston during the early years of the Revolution was published on April 30, 2013. Bunker Hill made
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