The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex

The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex
Author : Owen Chase
Publisher : Harvest Books
Total Pages : 124
Release : 1999
ISBN 10 : 0156006898
ISBN 13 : 9780156006897
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex Book Description:

Told by one of its few survivors, a dramatic account of the Essex, a whaling ship that was rammed by an angry sperm whale on November 20, 1820, details the sailors terrifying battle for survival on the turbulent Pacific Ocean, in the riveting adventure that inspired Moby Dick. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.


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