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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 alongside Philbrick's new paperback, Sea of Glory.

Produktbeschreibung
The Number One best-selling, epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, beautifully reissued alongside Philbrick's new paperback, Sea of Glory.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: HarperCollins UK
  • Seitenzahl: 336
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. November 2000
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 195mm x 129mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 257g
  • ISBN-13: 9780006531203
  • ISBN-10: 0006531202
  • Artikelnr.: 09352663
Inhaltsangabe
In the Heart of the Sea - Nathaniel Philbrick Preface: February 23, 1821
Crew of the Essex
Chapter One: Nantucket
Chapter Two: Knockdown
Chapter Three: First Blood
Chapter Four: The Lees of Fire
Chapter Five: The Attack
Chapter Six: The Plan
Chapter Seven: At Sea
Chapter Eight: Centering Down
Chapter Nine: The Island
Chapter Ten: The Whisper of Necessity
Chapter Eleven: Games of Chance
Chapter Twelve: In the Eagle's Shadow
Chapter Thirteen: Homecoming
Chapter Fourteen: Consequences
Epilogue: Bones
Notes
Select Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index
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"Fascinating...One of our country's great adventure stories...when it comes to extremes, In the Heart of the Sea is right there."--The Wall Street Journal

"A book that gets in your bones...Philbrick has created an eerie thriller from a centuries old tale....Scrupulously researched and eloquently written...it would have earned Melville's admiration."--The New York Times Book Review "Spellbinding."--Time"[Told] with verve and authenticity...a classic tale of the sea."--San Francisco Chronicle"Nathaniel Philbrick has taken one of the most horrifying stories in maritime history and turned it into a classic....One of the most chilling books I have ever read."--Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm