OCHM Book Group: “In the Heart of the Sea”

OCHM Book Group: “In the Heart of the Sea”

Join us for a friendly discussion with a group of people who love to read and discuss good books. Scheduled to meet monthly on the second Saturday, newcomers are always welcome to join the group.

For July we will be reading In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, by Nathaniel Philbrick (2001). In the Heart of the Sea brings to new life the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex- the inspiration for the climax of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. Nathaniel Philbrick interweaves his account of this extraordinary ordeal of ordinary men with a wealth of whale lore and with a brilliantly detailed portrait of the lost, unique community of Nantucket whalers.


Starts On

July 14, 2018 - 11:00 am

Ends On

12:00 pm

Event Categories

Arts & Entertainment, Social Gathering

Event Tags

book group, History, museum


Old Colony History Museum

66 Church Green
United States
P: 508-822-1622
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