Revenge of the Whale

By Nathaniel Philbrick
Publisher Putnam’s Imprint Putnam’s ISBN


Revenge of the Whale

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On November 20, 1820, the whaleship Essex was 1500 miles west of the Galapagos[acute accent over second a] when a sperm whale rammed the ship and caused it to sink, stranding the twenty-man crew in three whaleboats. Fear of cannibals led the captain to turn away from the nearby Marquesas and unfamiliar Society Islands, and embark on an open-sea voyage south toward Chile. Based on the accounts of two survivors. Black-and-white photo insert. Maps. Diagrams. Bibliography. Index.
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