C-SPAN does it again…

Book Discussion on In the Heart of the Sea Mr. Philbrick talked about his book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. The book tells the story of the Essex, which left Nantucket in 1819 and was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. The ship served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Mr. Philbrick also responded to audience questions.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?158324-1/book-discussion-heart-sea

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