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In the Heart of the Sea
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Nathaniel Philbrick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-01 - Publisher: Penguin

From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick. Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep
The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Thomas Nickerson, Owen Chase
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Penguin Classics

Two accounts of the sinking of a Nantucket whaleship by a sperm whale in 1820.
Revenge of the Whale
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Nathaniel Philbrick
Categories: Shipwrecks
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Adapted from the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Owen Chase
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Harvest Books

Told by one of its few survivors, a dramatic account of the Essex, a whaling ship that was rammed by an angry sperm whale on November 20, 1820, details the sailors terrifying battle for survival on the turbulent Pacific Ocean, in the riveting adventure that inspired Moby Dick. Reprint. 75,000
In the Heart of the Sea
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Nathaniel Philbrick
Categories: Shipwreck survival
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-01 - Publisher: William Collins

The riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Ron Howard Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson will star in a new film based on this National Book Award-winning account of the true events behind "Moby Dick." In 1820, the whaleship