A New York Times bestseller, In the Heart of the Sea follows the crew members of Nantucket's whaleship Essex after it was brutally taken down by an angry whale. Crew members drifted at sea for more than 90 days in tiny lifeboats, with only eight surviving at the end of their 4,500 mile journey.
The book was adapted into a major motion picture, starring Chris Hemsworth and directed by Ron Howard.
By Nathaniel Philbrick
- Paperback: 320 pages
- Product Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 x 1 inches
- Product Weight: 10 ounces
- Publisher: Penguin Books (2001)