Video Movie Alert: IN THE HEART OF THE SEA (dir. by Ron Howard); Audiobook read by Scott Brick

Get ready to experience the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the inspiration for Herman Melville‘s ambitious classic, Moby Dick, in a whole new way. IN THE HEART OF THE SEA, Nathaniel Philbrick’s award-winning whale of a tale, arrives on the big screen on December 11th, directed by Academy Award-winner Ron Howard. And if this trailer is any indication, it will truly take viewers’ breath away. Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson star as some of the men who face the myth…of the giant sperm whale…just watch:

Winner of the National Book Award and an Alex Award
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA by Nathaniel Philbrick
Read by Scott Brick

Available on CD and audio download

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“Narrator Scott Brick introduces the listener to the nuances of whaling in 1820…Brick’s casual yet composed manner reports this chronicle of courage and survival, creating an appreciation for the tale it tells.”—AudioFile

“Scott Brick’s soothingly melodious voice is perfect for this tale…This emotional telling is full of facts, dates, history, religious beliefs, leadership, and men struggling to survive in the face of incredible odds.”—BookReporter.com

“A fascinating tale, well told.”—Booklist

“Sweeps readers along.”—School Library Journal

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