In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Author Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN-10 0141001828
ISBN-13 9780141001821
Year 2001-05-01
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Penguin (Non-Classics)
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY 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 will star in a new film based on this National Book Award winning account of the true events behind Moby Dick In 1820 the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny boats Nathaniel Philbrick uses little known documents and vivid details about the Nantucket whaling tradition to reveal the chilling facts of this infamous maritime disaster In the Heart of the Sea and now its epic adaptation for the screen will forever place the Essex tragedy in the American historical canon

Railsea

Railsea Author China Miéville
ISBN-10 9780230765368
Release 2012-05-24
Pages 384