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In the heart of the sea

£1.99

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The Number One best-selling, epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, beautifully reissued.The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged spermwhale in the Pacific in November 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time: the twenty sailors who survived the wreck took to three small boats (one of which was again attacked by a whale) and only eight of them survived their subsequent 90-day ordeal, after resorting to cannibalising their mates.Three months after the Essex was broken up, the whaleship Dauphin, cruising off the coast of South America, spotted a small boat in the open ocean. As they pulled alongside they saw piles of bones in the bottom of the boat, at least two skeletons' worth, with two survivors - almost skeletons themselves - sucking the marrow from the bones of their dead ship-mates.

Item details

Author(s):
Nathaniel Philbrick
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
197x130x24
EAN-13:
9780007241798
Edition:
(Reissue)
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007241798
ISBN-13:
9780007241798
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
302
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Series:
8
Title:
In the heart of the sea

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The Number One best-selling, epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, beautifully reissued.The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged spermwhale in the Pacific in November 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time: the twenty sailors who survived the wreck took to three small boats (one of which was again attacked by a whale) and only eight of them survived their subsequent 90-day ordeal, after resorting to cannibalising their mates.Three months after the Essex was broken up, the whaleship Dauphin, cruising off the coast of South America, spotted a small boat in the open ocean. As they pulled alongside they saw piles of bones in the bottom of the boat, at least two skeletons' worth, with two survivors - almost skeletons themselves - sucking the marrow from the bones of their dead ship-mates.

Author(s):
Nathaniel Philbrick
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
197x130x24
EAN-13:
9780007241798
Edition:
(Reissue)
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0007241798
ISBN-13:
9780007241798
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
302
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Series:
8
Title:
In the heart of the sea

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