In the Heart of the Sea: The Incredible True Story That Inspired 'Moby Dick' (Film Tie-In)
'Utterly gripping' Daily Telegraph 'Brilliant' The Times 'Superbly readable ... elegantly written ... a compelling study of the infinite human meanings of the sea itself' Guardian 'As gripping as it is grisly ... a cracking narrative, a complex cast of characters and a terrible moral dilemma at its heart' Daily Mail
Nathaniel Philbrick is a historian and broadcaster who has written extensively about sailing. He is director of the Egan Institute of Maritime Studies on Nantucket Island, and a research fellow at the Nantucket Historical Association. He was a consultant on the movie Moby Dick. He has lived on Nantucket with his wife and two children since 1986.