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Within sound of the sea, by the author of "Vera".

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Case in point. The turtles that the Essex crew gathered by the bucketload (and ended up dumping in the middle of the ocean) were an important part of the Galapagos ecosystem. Their absence (not to mention the crew's short-sighted pyro spree) ends up doing irreversible damage to an endangered species. Chapter Three First Blood. After in the Azores, which provided plenty of fresh vegetables but no spare whaleboats, the Essex headed south toward the Cape Verde Islands. Two . The harrowing survival tale that garnered Philbrick a National Book Award (In the Heart of the Sea, ) seems almost a tune-up for this saga of wind and revisiting the long-forgotten South Seas Exploring Expedition, the author has taken on perhaps the ultimate in fact-based sea stories.


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