In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex is a National Book Award winning work of maritime history by Nathaniel Philbrick. It tells the story of the Whaleship Essex from the point of view of Thomas Nickerson who was a 14 year old cabin boy on the Essex. The book is based on a notebook written by Nickerson when in his seventies which was lost until 1980.

The 188th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - National Book Award - Nonfiction (National Book Foundation)
  2. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Paperback 11374 $4.30 $0.25 2001
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Paperback 2697251 $5.50 $0.01 2001
In The Heart Of The Sea: The Tragedy Of The Whaleship Essex (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) Library Binding 1245364 $21.12 $54.66 2015
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Hardcover 688051 $39.44 $7.99
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Wheeler Large Print Press (large print paper)) Paperback 1104973 $37.98 $2.99
In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story That Inspired "Moby Dick" Paperback 1756533 $5.95 $0.01 2001
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Kindle Edition 10953 $10.99 2001
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Hardcover 21787 $7.84 $0.01 2000
In the Heart of the Sea Audio CD 5675286 $74.99 2001
In the Heart of the Sea Paperback 1861636 $8.59 $1.38 2001
In the Heart of the Sea: Young Reader's Edition: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Audible Audio Edition 36290 $17.95 2015
By Nathaniel Philbrick In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Hardcover 1531949 $65.86 $11.55 2000
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Edition 1st Paperback Editio) by Philbrick, Nathaniel [Paperback(2001£©] Paperback 2363383 $7.88 $2.14 2000
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick Paperback 2680191 $8.62 $2.53 2000
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