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The loss of the ship Essex, sunk by a whale : first-person accounts

Author: Thomas Nickerson; Nathaniel Philbrick; Thomas Philbrick
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, ©2000.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Two accounts of the sinking of a Nantucket whaleship by a sperm whale in 1820.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Nickerson; Nathaniel Philbrick; Thomas Philbrick
ISBN: 0140437967 9780140437966
OCLC Number: 317404728
Description: xiii, 231 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Thomas Nickerson, Owen Chase, and others ; edited with an introduction and notes by Nathaniel Philbrick and Thomas Philbrick.

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"The Loss of the Ship Essex" is the real story behind Melville's masterpiece, "Moby Dick, " a riveting tale of history and true-life adventure. This classic edition combines first-person narratives  Read more...

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