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

Nathaniel Philbrick

A book about a tiny island with a huge history, from a New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming book, Valiant Ambition (May 2016) "For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book." -Russell Baker In his first book of history, Away Off Shore, New York Times-bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals the people and the stories behind what was once the whaling capital of the world. Beyond its charm, quaint local traditions, and whaling yarns, Philbrick explores the origins of Nantucket in this comprehensive history. From the English settlers who thought they were purchasing a "Native American ghost town" but actually found a fully realized society, through the rise and fall of the then thriving whaling industry, the story of Nantucket is a truly unique chapter of American history. With a Preface read by the Author

A book about a tiny island with a huge history, from a New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming book, Valiant Ambition (May 2016) "For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book." -Russell Baker In his first book of history, Away Off Shore, New York Times-bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals the people and the stories behind what was once the whaling capital of the world. Beyond its charm, quaint local traditions, and whaling yarns, Philbrick explores the origins of Nantucket in this comprehensive history. From the English settlers who thought they were purchasing a "Native American ghost town" but actually found a fully realized society, through the rise and fall of the then thriving whaling industry, the story of Nantucket is a truly unique chapter of American history. With a Preface read by the Author
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A book about a tiny island with a huge history, from a New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming book, Valiant Ambition (May 2016) "For everyone who loves Nantucket Island this is the indispensable book." -Russell Baker In his first book of history, Away Off Shore, New York Times-bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals the people and the stories behind what was once the whaling capital of the world. Beyond its charm, quaint local traditions, and whaling yarns, Philbrick explores the origins of Nantucket in this comprehensive history. From the English settlers who thought they were purchasing a "Native American ghost town" but actually found a fully realized society, through the rise and fall of the then thriving whaling industry, the story of Nantucket is a truly unique chapter of American history. With a Preface read by the Author

Language:

English

Narrators:

Scott Brick

Length:

8h 58m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:19


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:05


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:23


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:13


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:34


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:05


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:02


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:31


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:07


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:00


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:37


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:37


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:16


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:55


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:16


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:33


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:30


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:05


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:33


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:27


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:37


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:29


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:51


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:23


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:45


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:03


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:31


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:04


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:56


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:41


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:15


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:46


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:26


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:47


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:44


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:21


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:22


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:06


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:51


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:42


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:40


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:08


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:08


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:35


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:50


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:04


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:38


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:45


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:47


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:26


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

07:24


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:55


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:24


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:42


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:46


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:25


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:27


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:52


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:01


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:17


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:59


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

08:54


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

08:07


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:17


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:40


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:24


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:47


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:26


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:53


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

00:33