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This study of an 1820 whaling-ship disaster, chronicles the surviving crew's three-month journey across open sea following the ramming and destruction of their vessel, the Essex. It includes much whaling lore and a vivid evocation of life in 19th-century Nantucket.
Number of Pages: 301
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Street Date: November 10, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-5338
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