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Revenge of the whale : [the true story of the whaleship Essex]

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Publisher: Middletown, R.I. : Audio Bookshelf, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Based on the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Nonfiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN: 0976193205 9780976193203
OCLC Number: 58389075
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam, c2002.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Adapted for young people from " In the heart of the sea" by Nathaniel Philbrick.
Performer(s): Read by Taylor Mali, Sea chanteys performed by Richard Burbank.
Description: 5 sound disc (5 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Preface, February 23, 1821 --
Crew of the Essex --
Nantucket --
Knockdown --
First blood --
Into the Pacific --
Attack --
Plan --
At sea --
Thirst --
Island --
Whisper of necessity --
Games of chance --
In the eagle's shadow --
Homecoming --
Consequences.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Philbrick.

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Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Based on the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."

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