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  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    The first National Book Festival was experienced through a combination of author presentations, call-ins, and interviews from three locations: the Jefferson Building, the Madison Building,…

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  • emIn the Heart of the Seaem
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    In the Heart of the Sea

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the story of the Essex, which left Nantucket in 1819 and was…

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  • National Book Festival Gala
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    National Book Festival Gala

    President and Mrs. Bush attended the National Book Festival Gala the evening before the book festival on the National Mall. The National Book Festival was organized by the Library of…

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  • emSea of Gloryem
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    Sea of Glory

    Nathaniel Philbrick talks about his book Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery-the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking Press. He also answered questions from the…

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  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    Continuous coverage of the history and biography tent was shown. A number of authors discussed their recent works and their experiences as researchers and writers. Speakers responded to audience questions.…

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  • emSea of Gloryem
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    Sea of Glory

    Members of the Men’s Book Club discussed Mr. Philbrick’s book, Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking Press. They…

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    Sea of Glory: Voyage of Discovery

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book, Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, published by Viking. The book examined the U.S. Exploring…

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  • The Art of Fact Literary Nonfiction II
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    The Art of Fact: Literary Nonfiction II

    The panelists talked about nonfiction literature and the creative process. They answered questions from members of the audience. Ms. Morrison served as moderator. Mr. Philbrick is the…

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  • emIn the Heart of the Seaem
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    In the Heart of the Sea

    Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Penguin. The book is about the whaling industry in Nantucket, which was the center for the…

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  • National Book Awards Ceremony
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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    In a ceremony moderated by Mr. Martin, jury chairpersons awarded National Book Awards to authors in several genres.

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  • National Book Award Finalists Readings
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    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    Finalists for the National Book Awards 2000 in non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature read from their works. Mr. Cadnum read from The Book of the Lion, published by Viking…

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