Moby Dick: The True Story

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Chronicling the ill-fated final voyage of the whaler Essex, upon which Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is based. The ship sank in 1820 after being rammed by a sperm whale in the Pacific. Dramatic re-creations, period paintings and quotes from crewmen's written accounts detail the harrowing expedition, which---unlike Melville's book---didn't end with the sinking...

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  • Premise: Chronicling the ill-fated final voyage of the whaler Essex, upon which Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" is based. The ship sank in 1820 after being rammed by a sperm whale in the Pacific. Dramatic re-creations, period paintings and quotes from crewmen's writt…

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