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The Resource In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick

In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick

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In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick
Title
In the heart of the sea
Title remainder
the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged sperm whale in the Pacific in 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time, and inspired Moby Dick. Of the 20 sailors who took to lifeboats only three survived, by turning cannibal
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
910.91648
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G525
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Whaleboats
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Geography
Label
In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2000
  • Film tie-in
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023889988
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Film tie-in edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780008126834
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
In the heart of the sea : the epic true story that inspired Moby Dick, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2000
  • Film tie-in
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
BDZ0023889988
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Film tie-in edition.
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9780008126834
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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