In the Heart of the Sea The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick

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Published by Wheeler Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • General,
  • Essex (Whaleship),
  • Shipwrecks

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9778770M
ISBN 101568959443
ISBN 109781568959443

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Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history. Inthe whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny /5().

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The source for Melville's 'mighty book' is a tale told wonderfully well by Nathaniel In the Heart of the Sea book. Thomas Farel Hefferman, author of Stove by a Whale. The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Penguin, ISBN: ) The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth.

Inthe Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with twenty crew members aboard. In the middle of the South [ ]. In the Heart of the Sea Summary. What was supposed to be a routine mission becomes an unprecedented disaster for the whaleship Essex.

Launched from Nantucket inthe Essex is expected to take a two- to three-year jaunt to the Pacific Ocean before returning home with oodles of whale oil. Led by the newly promoted Captain George Pollard Jr.

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Author Nathaniel Philbrick injects boatloads of insightful commentary on class, racial inequality, and the Industrial Revolution into the book without taking his focus off the intense action that is at its heart.

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In the Heart of the Sea, however, takes the reader back more than a century earlier, when Nantucket’s economy was still mainly based on farming.

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Scrupulously researched and elegantly written, ''In the Heart of the Sea'' is a masterpiece of maritime history. It would have earned Melville's admiration. In fact, when the Essex sailed from Nantucket inan old but supposedly lucky ship, it set in motion a chain of events that inspired Melville.

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