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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: A Narrative Account

Iola Haverstick, Betty Shepard - History - 1999 - 124 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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Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale ...

Owen Chase - History - 2013 - 0 pages
On November 20, 1820, Owen Chase was the First Mate of the Whale-Ship "Essex" when it was struck by an enraged Sperm Whale and sunk, stranding the crew in tiny whale-boats 2000 ...
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The Whaleship Essex: The True Story of Moby Dick

Jil Fine - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 48 pages
Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds.
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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale

Owen Chase, Thomas Nickerson - Travel - 2000 - 256 pages
The gripping first-hand narrative of the whaling ship disaster that inspired Melville’s Moby-Dick and informed Nathaniel Philbrick’s monumental history, In the Heart of the Sea ...
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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired ...

Howard Brinkley - History - 2014 - 110 pages
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore ...
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick - History - 2001 - 320 pages
The riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Ron Howard Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson ...
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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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Moby Dick and the Whaling Industry of the 19th Century

Graham Faiella - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 64 pages
Traces the process and influences behind the writing of Herman Melville's novel, "Moby Dick," which was published in the 1850s and based on the author's own experience at sea.
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