Revenge of the whale: the true story of the whaleship Essex

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 2003 - Shipwrecks - 164 pages
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Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Based on the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."

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Review: Revenge Of The Whale: The True Story Of The Whaleship Essex, Adapted For Young People From In The Heart Of The Sea

User Review  - Rose - Goodreads

This was a great read. The writing style is easy and not a lot of fluff, which I prefer. There is a lot of inserts from actual letters and notes from the surviving crew, as well as other really great ... Read full review

Review: Revenge Of The Whale: The True Story Of The Whaleship Essex, Adapted For Young People From In The Heart Of The Sea

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

I just loved the pace and description of this story. I really felt that I could understand how the different men were feeling. I was able to consider the decisions made during this tragedy. Each different desperate experience was examined. I liked it so much because I thought it was exciting! Read full review

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