The author of several bestselling books of narrative history, Nathaniel Philbrick (b. 1956) won the National Book Award in Nonfiction for In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, which was later adapted into a popular film. Further books include The Last Stand, on the Battle of Little Bighorn, as well as Bunker Hill and Valiant Ambition, both on the American Revolution. He lives on Nantucket Island.

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Movie Tie-in)
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

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Title: In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown, Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Title: In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Movie Tie-in), Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Title: Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, Author: Nathaniel Philbrick