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The Resource In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick

In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Title
In the heart of the sea
Title remainder
the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Statement of responsibility
by Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic "Moby-Dick," and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2000.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2000.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2000
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158063
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.9164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670891573
Lccn
99053740
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670891573
Lccn
99053740
Other physical details
ill., maps

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