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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex

Owen Chase, Iola Haverstick, Betty Shepard - History - 1999 - 128 pages
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 ...
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Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

Owen Chase - History - 1989 - 87 pages
Three eyewitness accounts of a lethal attack by a bull whale against a whaling ship in the Pacific in 1819, the incident that inspired Melville's Moby Dick. With 11 wood ...
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Last Flight Out: True Tales of Adventure, Travel, and Fishing

Randy Wayne White - Travel - 2004 - 243 pages
The author of Batfishing in the Rainforest takes readers on a breathtaking tour of his favorite travel spots, diving into a lake called the Bad Blue Hole and searching for ...
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Stove by a Whale: Owen Chase and the Essex

Thomas Farel Heffernan - History - 2012 - 288 pages
The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale and a harrowing account by the ship’s first mate of the survivors’ three months adrift in small boats. A thrilling narrative ...
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Alone Against the Sea: And Other True Adventures

Jon Bowermaster - Travel - 2004 - 320 pages
Readers will feel the bite of icy waters as Jon Bowermaster careens down the most dangerous sections of the Yangtze River-so treacherous the Chinese government has closed it to ...
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