Moby Dick

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Call me Ishmael. Thus begins one of the most famous journeys in literature{u2014}the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod and its embattled, monomaniacal Captain Ahab. Ishmael quickly learns that the Pequod{u2019}s captain sails for revenge against the elusive Moby Dick, a sperm whale with a snow-white hump and mottled skin that destroyed Ahab{u2019}s former vessel and left him crippled. As the Pequod sails deeper through the nights and into the sea, the divisions between man and nature begin to blur{u2014}so do the lines between good and evil, as the fates of the ship{u2019}s crewmen become increasingly unclear.... Melville{u2019}s classic tale of obsession and the sea, one of the most important and enduring masterworks of nineteenth-century literature, Moby Dick is a riveting drama, exploring rage, hope, destiny, and the deepest questions of moral truth. -- from Amazon.
A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale.
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auth_author2 Bailey, Bill., Dietz, Norman., Heald, Anthony., Hootkins, William, 1948-2005., MacLeod, Kevin., Muller, Frank, 1951-, Walcutt, Charles Child, 1908-, Wills, Stewart.
author Melville, Herman, 1819-1891,
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display_description Call me Ishmael. Thus begins one of the most famous journeys in literature{u2014}the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod and its embattled, monomaniacal Captain Ahab. Ishmael quickly learns that the Pequod{u2019}s captain sails for revenge against the elusive Moby Dick, a sperm whale with a snow-white hump and mottled skin that destroyed Ahab{u2019}s former vessel and left him crippled. As the Pequod sails deeper through the nights and into the sea, the divisions between man and nature begin to blur{u2014}so do the lines between good and evil, as the fates of the ship{u2019}s crewmen become increasingly unclear.... Melville{u2019}s classic tale of obsession and the sea, one of the most important and enduring masterworks of nineteenth-century literature, Moby Dick is a riveting drama, exploring rage, hope, destiny, and the deepest questions of moral truth. -- from Amazon. A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale.
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subject_facet Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Downloadable audio, Downloadable streaming, Mentally ill -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction, Sea stories, Ship captains -- Fiction, Streaming audio, Whales -- Fiction, Whaling -- Fiction, Whaling ships -- Fiction
title_display Moby Dick
title_full Moby Dick, Moby Dick / Herman Melville, Moby Dick / by Herman Melville ; edited and with an introduction by Charles Child Walcutt, Moby Dick [electronic resource] / Herman Melville, Moby-Dick / Herman Melville, Moby-Dick [electronic resource] / Herman Melville, Moby-Dick [sound recording] / Herman Melville
title_short Moby Dick
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