The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex
A Narrative Account by Owen Chase, First Mate
ISBN10: 0156006898 ISBN13: 9780156006897 Contributors: Haverstick, Iola; Shepard, Betty Publisher: Mariner Books Published: Aug 1 1999 Pages: 106 Weight: 0.40lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Told by one of its few survivors, a dramatic account of the Essex, a whaling ship that was rammed by an angry sperm whale on November 20, 1820, details the sailors terrifying battle for survival on the turbulent Pacific Ocean, in the riveting adventure that inspired Moby Dick. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.