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Would You Want to Sail on a Nantucket Whaling Ship?

SKU: 21552

This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the 200th birthday of Herman Melville and the departure of the Essex from Nantucket. The book describes the life of a 14-year-old boy from Nantucket who in 1819 joins the crew of a whaling ship!

Sponsored by the Peter M. Sacerdote Family