In the Heart of the Sea
The Tragedy of the Whaleship EssexBook - 2000
The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the nineteenth century which was the inspiration for Herman Melville's classic novel "Moby Dick". The author uses a hitherto unknown diary of one of the survivors discovered in an attic in Connecticut in 1998 to tell the tale.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2000.
Branch Call Number: 910.9164 Phi
Characteristics: xvi, 302 pages : illustrations