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In the Heart of the Sea [electronic resource]
In the Heart of the Sea [electronic resource]
Philbrick, Nathaniel2015
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The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged spermwhale in the Pacific in November 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time: the twenty sailors who survived the wreck took to three small boats (one of which was again attacked by a whale) and only eight of them survived their subsequent 90-day ordeal, after resorting to cannibalising their mates.Three months after the Essex was broken up, the whaleship Dauphin, cruising off the coast of South America, spotted a small boat in the open ocean. As they pulled alongside they saw piles of bones in the bottom of the boat, at least two skeletons’ worth, with two survivors – almost skeletons themselves – sucking the marrow from the bones of their dead ship-mates.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Bolinda audio, 2015
Collation:
1 online resource (1 audio file)
ISBN:
9781489095282
Language:
English
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BRN:
2543678
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