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|ISBN:||0141001828 9780141001821 0670891576 9780670891573|
|Awards:||National Book Award for Non-fiction, 2000.|
|Description:||xvi, 302 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||ch. 1. Nantucket --
ch. 2. Knockdown --
ch. 3. First blood --
ch. 4. The lees of fire --
ch. 5. The attack --
ch. 6. The plan --
ch. 7. At sea --
ch. 8. Centering down --
ch. 9. The island --
ch. 10. The whisper of necessity --
ch. 11. Games of change --
ch. 12. In the eagle's shadow --
ch. 13. Homecoming --
ch. 14. Consequences --
Epilogue : bones.
|Other Titles:||Tragedy of the whaleship Essex|
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And the depths were congealed in the heart of the sea...
I thought In the Heart of the Sea to be a very worthwhile read. Not only is the Essex story truly fascinating in its own right, Philbrick's narrative is both approachable and fluid. Philbrick neither overwhelms with detail nor loses the story in his journalistic approach. However,...
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