A must read before Thanksgiving
Nathaniel Philbrick really did his homework to portray the Pilgrims life in Mayflower. Mayflower will give you a much different perspective than what you were told and read throughout your school years. Many surprises throughout the book. I am not a history buff, however, this book sparked that "need to know more" about our great nation and how it came to be. After reading the last page, my next stop was to the computer to plan a trip to New England. I recommend reading this book a week or two before Thanksgiving. You will appreciate your time with your family and Thanksgiving dinner that much more, guaranteed!