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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
In the Heart of the Sea The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex - Audio Cassette - Abridged
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick, Edward Herrmann (Narrator)
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 »
ISBN-13: 9780141802183
ISBN-10: 0141802189
Publication Date: 5/8/2000
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Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
Book Type: Audio Cassette
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Fascinating story. An account of an episode in a short but distinct time period when Nantucket was the capital of the whaling world, even while the whales were abundant only in the far-off Pacific Ocean. You won't forget this story.
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