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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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Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The ...

Owen Chase - History - 2015 - 224 pages
The Extraordinary and distressing memoir that inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.
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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale: First-Person Accounts

Thomas Nickerson, Owen Chase - Biography & Autobiography - 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 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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Whaleship Essex: Disaster at Sea

Virginia Loh-Hagan - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2018 - 32 pages
Could you survive being shipwrecked in the middle of the ocean? Tracked by a murderous whale? Whaleship Essex: Disaster at Sea in the True Survival series explores the shocking ...
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Nathaniel Philbrick - History - 2001 - 320 pages
From the author of Mayflower and Valiant Ambition, the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick. Winner of the National Book ...
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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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Moby Dick

Herman Melville, Lew Sayre Schwartz - Juvenile Fiction - 2002 - 48 pages
An illustrated adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel is accompanied by information about whales and the whaling village of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
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