In the Hurricane's Eye by Nathaniel Philbrick

In the Hurricane's Eye

The thrilling story of the Revolutionary War finale from the New York Times bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition.Here is the story of the remarkable year leading up to the siege of Yorktown. It sets Washington against his traitorous nemesis Benedict Arnold and places him in impossible situations and constant acrimonious negotiation with his French allies, along with his young protégé, the Marquis de Lafayette and h...

Details In the Hurricane's Eye

TitleIn the Hurricane's Eye
Release DateOct 16th, 2018
GenreHistory, Nonfiction, North American Hi..., American History, Military History, American Revolution, War, Historical

Reviews In the Hurricane's Eye

  • Geoffrey
    (Note: I received an advanced electronic copy of this book courtesy of NetGalley)For the overwhelming majority of us, the Battle of Yorktown is little more than a quick mention from our history textbooks as the final major battle of the American Revolution. And to say the least, we miss out on quite a bit of all that led up to the pivotal moment. This includes amazing military and logistical maneuvers, numerous characters who stepped up to the pl...
  • Craig Pearson
    Thank you to Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review this book. It is much more interesting to a historian to read about a specific event in a larger period such as the Battle of Yorktown during the American Revolution. The detailed behaviors and relationships of the main characters are developed to a greater extent than would be in a general volume. I have always had an admiration for the loser at Yorktown, Lord Cornwallis. I still beli...
  • Martin
    Thank you Viking for the ARC
  • Ian
    This book is great at revealing the French and Spanish military and political leaders integral in the Allied victory at Yorktown. Philbrick keeps the narrative moving at nice clip and (as with his first two books in this trilogy on the Revolution) uses his literary talents to bring history to life again.