In the Heart of the Sea
The True Story of the Whaleship EssexBook - 2015
From Library Staff
Melville had read about the wrecking of the Essex by a whale and used it in Moby Dick. But not the whole story: this is the full story of the wreck and aftermath.
CRRLAdults Apr 26, 2016
After their ship is rammed and sunk by an 80 ton whale, the men of the Essex spend 90 days aboard 3 small rowboats with only eight men surviving.