Wreck of the Essex

The story of a boy's survival after his ship was sunk by a sperm whale...
Based on a true story.

Actual drawing of Essex sinking. Rendered by Thomas Nickerson!

Yes, Thomas did this drawing of the Essex as it tipped and sank. I am sure there were many memories that stayed with him his entire life.

Award -winning book? Could be. My publisher has no...
Drawing by Thomas Nickerson- moment of attack.