In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired 'Moby Dick' (Text Only)
By Nathaniel Philbrick
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The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the nineteenth century - and inspiration for 'Moby-Dick' - reissued to accompany a major motion picture
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired 'Moby Dick' (Text Only)
William Collins
18 December 2014
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1.84 MB
17+ years (17-99)
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Author Biography

NATHANIEL PHILBRICK is the bestselling and award-winning author of many books including Pulitzer Prize finalist 'Mayflower', 'Sea of Glory', 'The Last Stand' and 'Bunker Hill'. He has further contributed to the scholarship on the whaleship Essex and 'Moby-Dick' through two notable books, editing 'The Loss of the Ship Essex', 'Sunk By a Whale', a collection of first-person accounts by Essex crew members, and is the author of 'Why Read Moby-Dick?', a powerful, personal treatise on the enduring merits of a classic novel. Philbrick lives on Nantucket.