In the Heart of the Sea
Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the… read more
Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the story of the Essex, which left Nantucket in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. The ship served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Mr. Philbrick also responded to audience questions. close
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Penny Hare Member West Falmouth (MA) Library->Board of Directors
Leslie Little President West Falmouth (MA) Library->Board of Directors
Nathaniel Philbrick Founding Director Egan Institute of Maritime Studies
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