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A Seaport Legacy - Paul O'Neill
A Seaport Legacy
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780888781109 (0888781105)
Publisher: Press Porcepic
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
3.5 starsI picked up this book because I saw a preview for the film. It looked interesting. The book was more than I was expecting. It's mostly about what happened after the infamous whale attack that brought down the ship. The author does a great job of delivering the facts. Sometimes it's a d...
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5.0 The Heart of the Sea
by Nathaniel Philbrick Non-fiction This is a seafaring story based on the records of a real whaling ship, The Essex, which was the basis of the story Moby Dick. It's about a ship that actually was attacked by a whale, as recorded in the ship's log and private notes written by a cabin boy. My f...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
4.0 Sinking of the Whaleship Essex...
In the Heart of the Sea is a true story about the Essex, a Nantucket whaling ship and its tragic encounter with an angry, revenge-seeking sperm whale. Since the movie was recently being released, my friend Eva and I decided to do a buddy read together. I'll admit I was impressed with the amount of r...
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3.0 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
3.5 StarsThis was so sad. It could have been four-stars, but I don’t think Scott Brick has the right voice to narrate this book. His voice made it sound like he was reading a financial statement instead of a true story about a horrific event. I broke my own rule by seeing the movie before reading th...
JLee22 rated it
5.0 In the Heart of the Sea
I wanted to give this book a lower rating because of the poor transitions from observations on the persons in the scene (usually the Essex survivors, such as they were) to third-party sources of information augmented by the author's opinion that it was directly applicable to the original situation. ...
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