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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale (Penguin Classics)
The Loss of the Ship Essex Sunk by a Whale - Penguin Classics
Author: Owen Chase, Thomas Nickerson, Nathaniel Philbrick
In 1820, the Nantucket whaleship Essex, thousands of miles from home in the South Pacific, was rammed by an angry sperm whale. The Essex sank, leaving twenty crew members floating in three small boats for ninety days. The incident was the Titanic story of its day, and provided the inspiration for Melville's Moby-Dick....  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140437966
ISBN-10: 0140437967
Publication Date: 5/1/2000
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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