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In the Hurricane's Eye by Nathaniel Philbrick

In the Hurricane’s Eye

In the Hurricane's Eye by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Oct 16, 2018 | 384 Pages
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“A tense, richly detailed narrative of the American Revolution…Philbrick reprises the protagonists of his last history of the War of Independence in a meticulously researched recounting of the events leading up to the colonists’ victory at the Battle of Yorktown…Philbrick, a sailor himself, recounts the strategic maneuvering involved in the many naval encounters: ships’ positions, wind direction and strength, and the “disorienting cloud of fire and smoke” that often imperiled the fleet.”—Kirkus Reviews


Praise for Valiant Ambition:


“Clear and insightful, it consolidates his reputation as one of America’s foremost practitioners of narrative nonfiction.” —The Wall Street Journal

“May be one of the greatest what-if books of the age–a volume that turns one of America’s best-known narratives on its head.”—The Boston Globe

“A suspenseful, richly detailed, and deeply researched book”—The New York Review of Books

“History at its most compelling: political machinations, military jostling and outright treachery. And Philbrick’s vivid writing brings the whistling cannon balls and half-frozen soldiers to life (and death) in vivid detail.”—The Seattle Times

“The near-tragic nature of the drama hinges not on any military secrets Arnold gave to the British but on an open secret: the weakness of the patriot cause….Arnold’s betrayal still makes for great drama, proving once again that the supposed villains of a story are usually the most interesting.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Philbrick wants his readers to experience the terror, the suffering and the adrenaline rush of battle, and he wants us to grit our teeth at our early politicians who, by their pettiness and shortsightedness, shape military events as profoundly as generals and admirals do. Finally, he reveals the emotional and physical cost of war on colonial society. He succeeds on all fronts.”—The Washington Post

Praise for Bunker Hill:

“A masterpiece of narrative and perspective.”—The Boston Globe

“A tour de force.”—Chicago Tribune

“Popular history at its best–a taut narrative with a novelist’s touch, grounded in careful research.”—Miami Herald

“A story that resonates with leadership lessons for all times.”—Walter Isaacson, The Washington Post

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