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The Resource In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick

In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick

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In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick
Title
In the heart of the sea
Title remainder
the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When the whaleship Essex set sail from Nantucket in 1819, the unthinkable happened. A mere speck in the vast Pacific ocean - and powerless against the forces of nature - Essex was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale, and her twenty crewmen were forced to take to the open sea in three small boats. Ninety days later only a handful of survivors were rescued - and a terrifying story of desperation, cannibalism and courage was revealed. One of the greatest sea yarns ever spun, 'In the Heart of the Sea' is the true story of the extraordinary events that inspired Herman Melville's masterpiece 'Moby-Dick'
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
910.452
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Whaling ships
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwrecks
  • Whaling ships
  • Shipwrecks
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc
  • Shipwreck survival
Target audience
adult
Label
In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000056084731
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780008126834
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)898315548
Label
In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000056084731
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780008126834
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)898315548

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