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Nathaniel Philbrick, Valiant Ambition, Colonial History Lecture

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Newberry Library

60 West Walton Street

Chicago, IL 60610

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Nathaniel Philbrick will speak about his latest book, Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, which appeared for seven consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has been named a finalist for the New England Independent Booksellers Association 2016 New England Book Award.

Mr. Philbrick has also written many other award-winning and best-selling books on early American history, including Why Read Moby Dick; The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn; Mayflower; Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery; In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex; and Away Off Shore: Nantucket Island and Its People, 1602-1890.

Valiant Ambition will be available in the Newberry Bookstore.

Cosponsored with the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Illinois in partnership with the University of Illinois History Department.

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