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In the heart of the sea / S : the tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Publisher: New York : Renguin Group, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 0670891576 9780670891573 0141001828 9780141001821
OCLC Number: 779280153
Description: 302 pages
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.

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