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Mayflower : [a story of courage, community, and war]

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick; George Guidall; Penguin Audio (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Audio, ℗2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
Explores the history of the Plymouth Colony.

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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Sound recordings
Compact discs
Named Person: William Bradford; Benjamin Church; William Bradford; Benjamin Church
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick; George Guidall; Penguin Audio (Firm)
ISBN: 0143058754 9780143058755 0143058886 9780143058885 9780451486394 0451486390 1419390031 9781419390036
OCLC Number: 68483892
Notes: Compact discs.
Credits: Producer, Claudia Howard.
Performer(s): Read by George Guidall.
Description: 11 audio discs (12 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Discovery: --
1. They knew they were pilgrims --
2. Dangerous shoals and roaring breakers --
3. Into the void --
4. Beaten with their own rod --
5. The heart of the winter --
6. In the dark and dismal swamp --
7. Thanksgiving --
Accommodation: --
8. The wall --
9. A ruffling course --
Community: --
10. One small candle --
11. The ancient mother --
12. The trial --
War: --
13. Kindling the flame --
14. The god of armies --
15. In a strange way --
16. The better side of the hedge --
Epilogue : Conscience.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.


Explores the history of the Plymouth Colony.

From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as author Philbrick reveals, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a 55-year epic. The Mayflower's religious refugees arrived in Plymouth Harbor during a period of crisis for Native Americans, as disease spread by European fishermen devastated their populations. Initially the two groups maintained a fragile working relationship. But within decades, New England erupted into King Philip's War, a savage conflict that nearly wiped out colonists and natives alike, and forever altered the face of the fledgling colonies and the country that would grow from them. Philbrick has fashioned a fresh portrait of the dawn of American history--dominated right from the start by issues of race, violence, and religion.--From publisher description.


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