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In the heart of the sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

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From the author of Valiant Ambition, the riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller and major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, directed by Ron HowardChris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson star in the 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 its epic adaptation for the screen—will forever place the Essex tragedy in the American historical canon.
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9780141001821
9781101887912
9781101221570
9780670891573
9781568951782
9780736659727
9781568959443
Reading Level:
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Level 8.8, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
1210L
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Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson star in the 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 its epic adaptation for the screen—will forever place the Essex tragedy in the American historical canon.
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subject_facet Essex (Whaleship), Essex (Whaleship) -- Sound recordings, Large type books, National Book Award -- 2000, Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean, Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean -- Sound recordings, Survival -- Sound recordings
title_display In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
title_full In the Heart of the Sea The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex / by Nathaniel Philbrick, In the heart of the sea [sound recording] : [the tragedy of the whaleship Essex] / by Nathaniel Philbrick, In the heart of the sea [text (large print)] : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex / Nathaniel Philbrick
title_short In the heart of the sea :
title_sub The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
topic_facet History, Large type books, National Book Award, Nonfiction, Shipwrecks, Survival