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Nathaniel Philbrick- "Valiant Ambition"

National Book Award-winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Nathaniel Philbrick will talk to WAMC's Joe Donahue about his new book - VALIANT AMBITION: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution -  a surprising account of the middle years of the Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.  A portion of this afternoon's event will be recorded for later rebroadcast.


Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of In the Heart of the Sea- recently released as a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth and directed by Ron Howard and winner of the National Book Award; Mayflower, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Bunker Hill, winner of the New England Book Award; Sea of GloryThe Last StandWhy Read Moby Dick?; and Away Off Shore. He lives in Nantucket.

TICKETS REQUIRED - Admission: $10
The cost of your ticket ($10) may be applied towards the purchase of VALIANT AMBITION at the event, (limited to one discount per book purchased). Any remaining ticket revenue will be donated to support Scoville Memorial Library.

Earlier Event: May 19
Adam Haslett- "Imagine Me Gone"
Later Event: June 9