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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex
by Owen Chase and Iola Haverstick and Betty Shepard and Betty Shepard


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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More About The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex by Owen Chase; Iola Haverstick; Betty Shepard; Betty Shepard
 
 
 
Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780156006897
  • ISBN-10: 0156006898
  • Publisher: Harcourt Books, Inc
  • Publish Date: August 1999
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 8.01 x 5.32 x 0.46 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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Books > History > United States - 19th Century
Books > Literary Criticism > American - General
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