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Nathaniel Philbrick @ CLP - Main

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 6:00 pm
LOCATION CHANGE due to Popularity!
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall


altNathaniel Philbrick, the best-selling author of Mayflower and the National Book Award winner for In the Heart of the Sea,returns to Pittsburgh with Bunker Hill, which gives a visceral account of the battle that ignited the American Revolution.  Bunker Hill lends a fresh perspective to the battle that brought war to the colonies in 1775, discovering new characters and bringing new light to familiar ones.  Philbrick passionately reconstructs the revolutionary landscape in a mesmerizing narrative of the robust, messy, blisteringly real origins of America.

A book signing will follow Nathaniel Philbrick's talk and reading. Copies of Philbrick's new book, Bunker Hill, will be sold by Mystery Lovers Bookshop, along with selections from Philbrick's backlist.

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Check out this great piece from Smithsonian.com for more on the Battle of Bunker Hill

Click here for a review of Philbrick's Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution written by David Shribman from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.