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

In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Title
In the heart of the sea
Title remainder
the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Title variation
Tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158063
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
910.91
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
G530.E77
LC item number
P45 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-289) and 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
5765984
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 301 pages
Isbn
9780143126812
Lccn
2015304586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn927311158
  • (OCoLC)927311158
Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-289) and 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
5765984
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xvi, 301 pages
Isbn
9780143126812
Lccn
2015304586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn927311158
  • (OCoLC)927311158

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