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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
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158063
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
910.9164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks
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
370784
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670891573
Lccn
99053740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670891573
  • (Sirsi) ABW-5714
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
370784
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670891573
Lccn
99053740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780670891573
  • (Sirsi) ABW-5714

Library Locations

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