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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User Review  - mamzel - LibraryThing

This book is a junior version of the bestseller, In the Heart of the Sea, also by Philbrick. It is intended for a YA audience. But it is in no way any less dramatic that the original. It tells the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bridgey - LibraryThing

What can I say? I started Revenge of the Whale with a little trepidation as these kind of novels usually boggle my brain with umpteen nautical terms and descriptions. Philbrick however, has not fallen ... Read full review

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CHAPTER FOUR
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