Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People, 1602-1890

Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People, 1602-1890

by Nathaniel Philbrick, Diane Swartz
     
 

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The history of Nantucket Island has too often been reduced to a collection of uaint legends and warmed-over whaling tales. In contrast, Nathaniel Philbrick's Away off Shore focuses on the real people (great and obscure, famous and infmaous) behind one of America's most extraordinary success stories: Nantucket, the tiny island that became the whaling capital of the… See more details below

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The history of Nantucket Island has too often been reduced to a collection of uaint legends and warmed-over whaling tales. In contrast, Nathaniel Philbrick's Away off Shore focuses on the real people (great and obscure, famous and infmaous) behind one of America's most extraordinary success stories: Nantucket, the tiny island that became the whaling capital of the world.

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ISBN-13:
9780963891013
Publisher:
Mill Hill Press
Publication date:
12/28/1993
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.05(h) x 0.69(d)

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