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In the heart of the seas

Shmuel Yosef Agnon

In the heart of the seas

a story of a journey to the land of Israel

by Shmuel Yosef Agnon

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Bi-levav yamin (romanized form)

StatementTranslated from the Hebrew by I. M. Lask. With drawings by T. Herzl Rome.
ContributionsLask, I. M. 1905-
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23745235M

  Sam Keeley, left, and Chris Hemsworth star in the film “In the Heart of the Sea,” directed by Ron Howard and based on the nonfiction book by Nathaniel Philbrick. In the Heart of the Seas follows Hananiah, along with many rabbis and their wives, on a spiritual journey to Palestine. The trip is a test of courage and mirrors the daily trials and experiences of modern existence, yet yields renewed faith.

"In the Heart of the Seas" is a sophisticated fantasy that tells the story of a pilgrimage of a group of Hasidim to the Holy Land. During an early decade of the nineteenth century in Bucsacz, S.Y. Agnon's actual birthplace, a small group of pious townspeople decides to sell their property and belongings, put aside their business affairs, and make their way to the Holy Land to spend the 3/5(5). In the early nineteenth century it was very common for communities to rely upon specialized products as a source of income. This book, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, is a story of a whaleship that was attacked by a giant bull sperm whale in the “heart,” or middle of the Pacific Ocean while on a voyage to acquire whale oil, Nantucket’s prime .

In the sequel to The Iron Duke in the Iron Seas steampunk romance series by Meljean Brook, Heart of Steel sees the exotic and dangerous captain Yasmeen on an action packed treasure hunt across Morocco.. As the mercenary captain of Lady Corsair, Yasmeen has learned to keep her heart as cold as steel, her only loyalty bound to her ship and her when a man who /5(52). In the Heart of the Sea brings to new life the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex--an event as mythic in its own century as the Titanic disaster in ours, and the inspiration for the climax of Moby-Dick. In a harrowing page-turner, Nathaniel Philbrick restores this epic story to its rightful place in American history.


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