In the Heart of the Sea
The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
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ISBN10: 0141001828 ISBN13: 9780141001821 Publisher: Penguin Group USA Published: May 1 2001 Pages: 302 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.