Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex

Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex
Author : Owen Chase
Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
Total Pages : 96
Release : 2015-10-21
ISBN 10 : 9780486808796
ISBN 13 : 0486808793
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex Book Description:

Three eyewitness accounts of a lethal attack by a sperm whale against a whaling ship in the Pacific in 1819, the incident that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick — as well as the 2015 movie In the Heart of the Sea. Illustrated with 12 wood engravings.


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