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

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

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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
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard. The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth. In 1819, the Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with twenty crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacific the ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale. The crew drifted for more than ninety days in three tiny whaleboats, succumbing to weather, hunger, disease, and ultimately turning to drastic measures in the fight for survival. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents-including a long-lost account written by the ship's cabin boy-and penetrating details about whaling and the Nantucket community to reveal the chilling events surrounding this epic maritime disaster. An intense and mesmerizing listen, In the Heart of the Sea is a monumental work of history forever placing the Essex tragedy in the American historical canon
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
910/.9164
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not applicable
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Intended audience
1210
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
G530.E77
LC item number
P45 2000ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Scott Brick
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  • Brick, Scott
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwrecks
  • Pacific Ocean
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Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Publication
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"Tracks every 3 minutes."
Antecedent source
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 3 min., 23 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781101887912
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(electronic audio bk.)
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computer
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sound
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)ocn898479221
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Label
In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick
Link
Publication
Note
"Tracks every 3 minutes."
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 3 min., 23 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781101887912
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
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7c1b5754-b5e6-44d5-9c88-b2a2913eb16c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)ocn898479221
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not applicable
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