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In the Heart of the Sea
In the Heart of the Sea
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
This is the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the inspiration for Melville's great classic, Moby Dick. In 1820, the Essex set sail from Nantucket on a routine voyage for whales. Fifteen months later, in the farthest reaches of the South Pacific, it was rammed and sunk by an eighty-ton bull sperm whale. Its twenty-man crew...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780965032872
ISBN-10: 0965032876
Publication Date: 1/1/2000
Pages: 302
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Publisher: Viking
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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