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The Resource Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick

Label
Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex
Title
Revenge of the whale
Title remainder
the true story of the whaleship Essex
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Philbrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the 1820 sinking of the whaleship "Essex" by an enraged sperm whale and how the crew of young men survived against impossible odds. Based on the author's adult book "In the Heart of the Sea."
Awards note
Tayshas reading list, 2004-2005.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philbrick, Nathaniel
Dewey number
910/.9164
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Intended audience
1170
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
G530.E77
LC item number
P46 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.3
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Essex (Whaleship)
  • Survival
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwrecks
  • Whaling
  • Survival
  • Whaling
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [161]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48966829
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 164 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399237959
Lccn
2002000667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48966829
  • (Sirsi) a745650
Label
Revenge of the whale : the true story of the whaleship Essex, Nathaniel Philbrick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [161]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48966829
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 164 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780399237959
Lccn
2002000667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48966829
  • (Sirsi) a745650

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