In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Penguin Group
Publish Date
May 01, 2001
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780141001821

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About the Author

Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of In the Heart of the Sea, winner of the National Book Award; Mayflower, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Bunker Hill, Valiant Ambition; Sea of Glory; The Last Stand; Why Read Moby Dick?; and Away Off Shore. He lives in Nantucket.

Reviews

"Fascinating...One of our country's great adventure stories...when it comes to extremes, In the Heart of the Sea is right there."--The Wall Street Journal

"A book that gets in your bones...Philbrick has created an eerie thriller from a centuries old tale....Scrupulously researched and eloquently written...it would have earned Melville's admiration."--The New York Times Book Review

"Spellbinding."--Time

"[Told] with verve and authenticity...a classic tale of the sea."--San Francisco Chronicle

"Nathaniel Philbrick has taken one of the most horrifying stories in maritime history and turned it into a classic....One of the most chilling books I have ever read."--Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm