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Ep. #216 - Nathaniel Philbrick

Today on the podcast, Jill is joined by National Book Award winning author Nathaniel Philbrick about his re-released memoir Second Wind. Nathaniel talks about his history with sailing and what made him write Second Wind, and also discusses some of his historical books including In the Heart of the Sea.

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