Resultados para: philbrick-nathaniel
No coração do mar reproduz com detalhes a tragédia que inspirou o clássico Moby Dick: o naufrágio do baleeiro Essex, que em 1820 foi atacado por uma cachalote. A aventura dos náufragos, que experimentaram os horrores da loucura, da morte e até do...sob encomenda
Ninguém imaginava que uma baleia pudesse se vingar de uma perseguição. Mas foi o que aconteceu, em 1820, quando um cachalote atacou, a golpes de cabeça, o navio baleeiro Essex até afundá-lo. Os marinheiros caçadores de baleia, muitos deles ainda...
A Expedição Exploratória dos Estados Unidos (1838-42) foi a primeira viagem oceânica empreendida pela nação norte-americana. O objetivo central da Ex. Ex., como ficou conhecida, era mapear as ilhas do até então pouco conhecido oceano Pacífico a fim...
A history of the Pilgrim settlement of New England challenges popular misconceptions, discussing such topics as the diseases of European origin suffered by the Wampanoag tribe, the fragile working relationship between the Pilgrims and their Native...sob encomenda
Recounts the story of the 1820 wreck of the whaleship Essex, which inspired Melville's classic 'Moby-Dick,' and describes its doomed crew's ninety-day attempt to survive whale attacks and the elements on three tiny lifeboats.sob encomenda
'An engrossing and tautly written account of a critical chapter in American history.' -Los Angeles Times Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea, Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower, and Valiant Ambition, is a historian with a unique...sob encomenda
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, And the Battle of the Little Bighornsob encomenda
'Valiant Ambition may be one of the greatest what-if books of the age—a volume that turns one of America’s best-known narratives on its head.”—Boston Globe'Clear and insightful, it consolidates his reputation as one of America's foremost...sob encomenda
A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale.sob encomenda
Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson will star in a new film based on this National Book Award–winning account of the true events behind Moby Dick. In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale,...sob encomenda
A charming memoir of midlife by the bestselling author of Mayflower and In the Heart of the Sea, recounting his attempt to recapture a national sailing championship he'd won at twenty-two. 'There had been something elemental and all consuming about a...sob encomenda
The Last Stand
The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged sperm whale in the Pacific in November 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time: the twenty sailors who survived the wreck took to three small boats (one of which was again...