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Author : Nathaniel Philbrick Pages : 320 pages Publisher : Penguin 2001-05-31 Language : English ISBN-10 : 0141001828 ISBN-13 : 9780141001821

Paperback. Pub Date :2001-5-1 Pages: 301 Publisher: Penguin The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic inthe nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in thetwentieth In 1819. the Essex left Nantucket for the South. Pacificwith twenty crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacificthe ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale. The crewdrifted for more than ninety days in three tiny whaleboats. succumbing to weather. hunger. disease. and ultimately turning todrastic measures in the fight for survival. Nathaniel Philbrickuses little-known documents-including a long-lost account writtenby the ships cabin boy-and penetrating details about whaling andthe Nantucket community to reveal the chilling events surroundingthis epic maritime disaster. An intense and mesmerizing read. Inthe Heart of the Sea is a monumental work of history foreverplac... In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea  

In the Heart of the Sea

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In the Heart of the Sea

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