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Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America

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Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America - Dolin, Eric Jay
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The epic history of the "iron men in wooden boats" who built an industrial empire through the pursuit of whales. "To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme," Herman Melville proclaimed, and this absorbing history demonstrates that few things can capture the sheer danger and desperation of men on the deep sea as dramatically as whaling. Eric Jay Dolin begins his vivid narrative with Captain John Smith's botched whaling expedition to the New World in 1614. He then chronicles the rise of a burgeoning industry ...

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Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America 2008, WW Norton & Co, New York

ISBN-13: 9780393331578

Paperback

Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America 2007, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393060577

Hardcover

Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America 2007, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781400104840

CD edition

Audiobook CD

Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America 2007, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781400154845

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