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Surviving the Essex by David O. Dowling
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On “Surviving the Essex”

Author David O. Dowling will present his latest book Surviving the Essex: The Afterlife of America’s Most Storied Shipwreck on Monday, June 20 at 6 pm in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. In this book, Dowling explores the survivors’ accounts of the ill-fated voyage of the whaleship Essex and […]

Chris Hemsworth stars in the film version of Nathaniel Philbrick's "In the Heart of the Sea."
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UPDATE: Win Tickets to Nantucket Screening of New Ron Howard Film, “In the Heart of the Sea” Opening in December

Warner Bros. Pictures announced late on March 14, 2015, that the release of the film In the Heart of the Sea, Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard’s adaptation of Nantucket author Nathaniel Philbrick’s best-selling book, has been rescheduled for December 2015, replacing the original release date of March 13, 2015. Now […]