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Nathaniel Philbrick, "Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" and Brenda Wineapple, "Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877"

Nathaniel Philbrick; Brenda Wineapple

About the Program

From the 30th annual Miami Book Fair International on the campus of Miami Dade College; a discussion with Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution and Brenda Wineapple, author of Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877

About the Authors

Nathaniel Philbrick

Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of several books, including the National Book Award-winning In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.  For more information, visit nathanielphilbrick.com.


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Brenda Wineapple

Brenda Wineapple's books include White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson & Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for non-fiction.  She teaches in the MFA programs at Columbia University and The New School.  For more information, visit brendawineapple.com.


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Program Information

Nathaniel Philbrick, "Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" and Brenda Wineapple, "Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877"

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  • Sunday, January 5th at 4:15am (ET)
  • Wednesday, December 25th at 10am (ET)
  • Tuesday, December 24th at 1:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, December 8th at 7pm (ET)
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