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Shipwreck of the Essex, Chase APK

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    Red Cricket

  • Latest Version:

    1.0

  • Publish Date:

    2016-01-17

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The "Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex" Android Librivox Audio Book App!


Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex by Owen Chase (1797 - 1869)


Owen Chase (October 7, 1797 - March 7, 1869) was First Mate of the whale ship Essex, that was struck and sunk by a sperm whale on October 28, 1820. Chase wrote about the incident in Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex. This book, published in 1821, would inspire Herman Melville to write Moby-Dick. (Summary from Wikipedia)


Total running time: 02:30:42 Read by Phil Schempf


Chapters:

  • To The Reader
  • Chapter One - The Outbound Voyage
  • Chapter Two - The Wreck
  • Chapter Three, Part I, November 21-22
  • Chapter Three, Part II, November 23-30
  • Chapter Three, Part III, December 1-14
  • Chapter Three, Part IV, December 15-22
  • Chapter Three, Part V, December 23-January 7
  • Chapter Three, Part VI, January 10-24
  • Chapter Three, Part VII, January 25 to Conclusion

  • The Android App "Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex Audio Book" is a full featured media player with:

  • Selectable Table of Contents to allow to jump to the start of any of the chapters.
  • Adjustable Progress Bar to allow to jump to any spot in the current playing chapter
  • Previous Chapter Button
  • Rewind Button
  • Play / Pause Button
  • Fast Forward Button
  • Next Chapter Button

  • The "Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex Audio Book" App will not use up your data plan's minutes by downloading the audio files (mp3) over and over. You will download load all the data when you install the App. The "Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex Audio Book" App works even in airplane mode and in places without Wi-Fi or phone network access! So you can listen to your audio book anywhere anytime! The "Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex Audio Book" App automatically pauses when you make or receive a phone call and automatically resumes after the call ends. The "Shipwreck of the Whale-ship Essex Audio Book" App will continue to play until you exit the App or pause the reading so it is perfect for listening in bed, at the gym, or while driving into work.

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