Sea of glory

America"s voyage of discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
  • 452 Pages
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Viking , New York, NY
StatementNathaniel Philbrick.
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Paginationxxv, 452 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22562691M
ISBN 10067003231X

—The New York Times Book Review "A breathtaking account of one of history's greatest adventures." —Entertainment Weekly "A worthy successor to In the Heart of the Sea." —The Wall Street Journal "Sea of Glory is a grand saga of scientific and Cited by: America’s Voyage of Discovery, The U.S.

Exploring Expedition (Penguin, ISBN: ) America’s first frontier was not the West; it was the sea—and no one writes more eloquently about that watery wilderness than Nathaniel Philbrick. In his bestselling In the Heart of the Sea Philbrick probed the nightmarish dangers of the vast Pacific.

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by Nathaniel Philbrick. Sea of Glory began with In the Heart of the Sea, my previous book about the sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged sperm that book I explored the dark legacy of the Nantucket whalemen and their struggles amid the watery wilderness of the Pacific.

Thus was born an attitude toward the sea that Wilkes would subscribe to in the years ahead: book-learning, at least his version of book-learning, was more than a match for anyone else's practical.

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