Avid Reader Book Club - In The Heart Of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

October's Selection: In The Heart Of The Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

The Avid Reader Book Club

The Avid Reader Book Club meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at The Avid Reader Bookstore at 617 Second Street, downtown Davis.

This group of avid readers has been meeting for several years now. Join us for some great reads and lively discussion. We read everything from fiction to non-fiction and are always looking for interesting books on and off the bestseller lists. The Avid Reader bookstore in Davis will be providing the month's book club picks at 20% off for anyone interested whether you are a member or not.

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Membership:

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Just show up, we're always happy to welcome new members! COME AND CHECK IT OUT!

 

Organizer: Jennie Woo

Contact: jenniewoo@hotmail.com

Please visit the Book Club page at: https://daviswiki.org/The_Avid_Reader_Book_Club

 

More about this title:

From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick.

Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history.

In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny boats. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents and vivid details about the Nantucket whaling tradition to reveal the chilling facts of this infamous maritime disaster. In the Heart of the Sea, recently adapted into a major feature film starring Chris Hemsworth, is a book for the ages.

More about this author:

Nathaniel Philbrick is the author of In the Heart of the Sea, winner of the National Book Award; Mayflower, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Bunker HillValiant AmbitionSea of GloryThe Last StandWhy Read Moby Dick?; and Away Off Shore. He lives in Nantucket.

Event date: 
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
The Avid Reader
617 2nd St.
Davis, CA 95616
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780141001821
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - May 1st, 2001