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The Resource In the heart of the sea : The true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

In the heart of the sea : The true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

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In the heart of the sea : The true story of the whaleship Essex
Title
In the heart of the sea
Title remainder
The true story of the whaleship Essex
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Title variation
True story of the whaleship Essex
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The incredible true story of the epic adventure and harrowing disaster that inspired "Moby Dick."--p.4 of cover
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
YDXCP
Dewey number
910.9164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Label
In the heart of the sea : The true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5751206
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Young Readers Edition.
Extent
164 pages
Isbn
9781101997765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn908517755
  • (OCoLC)908517755
Label
In the heart of the sea : The true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5751206
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Young Readers Edition.
Extent
164 pages
Isbn
9781101997765
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn908517755
  • (OCoLC)908517755

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