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Revenge of the whale

Nathaniel Philbrick

Revenge of the whale

the true story of the whaleship Essex

by Nathaniel Philbrick

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Published by G.P. Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essex (Whaleship) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Shipwrecks -- Pacific Ocean -- Juvenile literature,
  • Whaling -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]) and index.

    StatementNathaniel Philbrick.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 164 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23247025M
    ISBN 10039923795X
    LC Control Number2002000667
    OCLC/WorldCa48966829

    Revenge Of The Whale: The True Story Of The Whaleship Of Essex. Author: Philbrick, Nathaniel. Isbn: A thrilling true-adventure story, adapted for young readers from the adult New York Times bestseller and National Book Award-winner In the Heart Of The Sea. Hook Your Students. Revenge of the whale pdf Get Instant Access to PDF File: #3aa1 Revenge Of The Whale: The True Story Of The Whaleship Essex By Nathaniel Philbrick. The Revenge of Gaia - PDF Free Download/

    Revenge Of The Whale by Nat Philbrick. Great book! Philbrick makes the true story of the Essex's sinking sound like a novel. Although similar to "In The Heart Of The Sea," "Revenge Of The Whale" focuses in on the four teenagers who were among the crew, including the cabin boy, year-old Thomas Nickerson, whose extensive memoires were only rediscovered over a century after the tragedy.   Directed by Geoff Stephens. With Liam Neeson, Sean Conant, Philip Bosco, David Harbour. In , a Nantucket whaleship, the Essex, was rammed and sunk by an enraged sperm whale in the Pacific Ocean. Out of 20 crew men, only 8 survived. This is a tale of remarkable courage, endurance and pathos, of men driven to the edge of darkness, forced to make the most awful /10(1).

      50+ videos Play all Mix - Avidus - Revenge of the Whales (Original Mix) YouTube Stephan Bodzin - Wir (Official) - Duration: STEPHAN BODZIN 2,, views.   Chase wrote about the incident in Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex. This book, published .


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The book follows the crew of the Whaleship Essex and how they are attacked by a sperm whale which leads to them escaping in 3 small whaleboats. The lead up to the attack and the actual event only take up the first 3rd of the book, the rest details their constant struggle against the savage sea.4/4(30).

Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex, adapted from Philbrick’s adult novel entitled In the Heart of the Sea, is intended for a young adult audience but spares its readers no details.

The process of death is explained with brutal honesty, potentially leaving readers sick /5. The book follows the crew of the Whaleship Essex and how they are attacked by a sperm whale which leads to them escaping in 3 small whaleboats.

The lead up to the attack and the actual event only take up the first 3rd of the book, the rest details their constant struggle against the savage sea/5(32). The revenge of the whale is a great book for readers that like intense and grousome detail involving the fight for survival.

Owen Chase is first mate on board the whale ship Essex. He is a fierce whaler that does not take slack lightly. George Pollard is captain of the Essex and had great luck in the past as first mate on board the Essex/5(5). On Novemthe whaleship "Essex" was rammed and sunk by an angry whale.

Within minutes, the twenty-one-man crew, including the fourteen-year-old cabin boy Thomas Nickerson, found themselves stranded in three leaky boats in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with barely any supplies and little hope.

His first book for young readers, Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex, was a Boston Globe–Horn Book Nonfiction Honor Book.

His most recent books are Why Read Moby-Dick?, The Last Stand, Bunker Hill, and Sea of Glory. A champion sailboat racer, he has lived on Nantucket Island since /5(5). Ahab is out for revenge on the great white whale that stole his leg, leaving him with a whale-bone prosthesis and a withering hatred for the beast.

Known as Moby Dick, the whale is infamous for his encounters and escapes with whale ships, and Ahab offers a gold coin, nailed to the Pequod's mast, as a reward for whoever sights him first. Including maps, diagrams, and an eight-page photo insert, Revenge of the Whale will keep readers on the edge of their seats as it recounts the shocking ordeal these brave men endured.

From inside /5(6). Among the summaries and analysis available for Revenge of the Whale, there are 1 Short Summary and 2 Book Reviews. Depending on the study guide provider (SparkNotes, Shmoop, etc.), the resources below will generally offer Revenge of the Whale chapter summaries, quotes, and analysis of themes, characters, and symbols.

Description of the book "Revenge of the Whale": Can a whale attack a ship. The shipwrecked crew of the whaleship Essex was living proof that it could when a whale displayed a fury never before witnessed, ramming and sinking their vessel in a matter of minutes in November, Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex (Paperback) Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex (Paperback) The book is the basis of the forthcoming Warner Bros.

motion picture Heart of the Sea, directed by Ron Howard and starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Benjamin Walker, Ben. But of the twenty men, only eight survived. Through first-hand accounts -- including that of fourteen-year-old cabin boy Thomas Nickerson -- as well as archival photos, maps, and artwork, Revenge of the Whale stunningly re-creates the dire circumstances of the ill-fated Essex.

Nathaniel Philbrick tells this astounding tale in Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex, an adaptation of his best-selling adult book In the Heart of the Sea that young readers will love. In the Heart of the Sea won a National Book Award in The Revenge of The Whale by Nathaniel Philbrick is filled with suspense and excitement.

During the novel, an attachment is formed with the reader and the characters after the attack, and is strengthened by the constant struggle for survival. Adapted from In the Heart of the Sea, soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard.

On Novemthe whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry whale. Within minutes, the twenty-one-man crew, including the fourteen-year-old cabin boy Thomas Nickerson, found themselves stranded in three 4/5(5). “For older readers, Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick describes a tale worthy of Ahab Adapted from Philbrick’s bestselling title for adults, In the Heart of the Sea, the narrative draws from primary sources, including the account of cabin boy Thomas Nickerson, who joined the crew at age fourteen.”.

Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex Nathaniel Philbrick, Author Putnam Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

The whale boats were extremely important to the success of the voyage without the boats they couldn’t catch the whales and without the whales there’s no money. Like they said in the book the boats get enough damage from the whales so being short another boat and having one damaged already was a big downfall.

Philbrick brings to life the tale of how inthe "Essex" was rammed by an enraged sperm whale and sunk in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Only eight of the men survived after months in a leaky lifeboat. The book includes maps, diagrams, and an 8-page photo insert. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex is a book by American writer Nathaniel Philbrick about the loss of the whaler Essex in the Pacific Ocean in The book was published by Viking Press on May 8,and won the National Book Award for was adapted into a film of the same name, which came out in late Author: Nathaniel Philbrick.

REVENGE OF THE WHALE: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex Nathaniel Philbrick, Author, read by Taylor Mali. Audio Bookshelf $ (0p) ISBN Related Articles.

Revenge of the Whale. Flynn, Kitty // Horn Book Magazine;Jan/Feb, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p The article presents a review of the book "Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex," by Nathaniel Philbrick.

He tells the story of the Nantucket whaleship Essex, which sank in the Pacific in Novemberafter being deliberately rammed twice by an apparently enraged sperm whale With this masterful adaptation, Philbrick's work fills a void.