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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale
by Thomas Nickerson and Chase Nickerson and Nathaniel Philbrick and Thomas Philbrick

Overview - "The Loss of the Ship Essex" is the real story behind Melville's masterpiece, "Moby Dick, " a riveting tale of history and true-life adventure. This classic edition combines first-person narratives of the doomed voyage of the whaleship with every relevant contemporary account.  Read more...

 
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More About The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale by Thomas Nickerson; Chase Nickerson; Nathaniel Philbrick; Thomas Philbrick
 
 
 
Overview
"The Loss of the Ship Essex" is the real story behind Melville's masterpiece, "Moby Dick, " a riveting tale of history and true-life adventure. This classic edition combines first-person narratives of the doomed voyage of the whaleship with every relevant contemporary account.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140437966
  • ISBN-10: 0140437967
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: May 2000
  • Page Count: 256
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

Series: Penguin Classics

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