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Herman Melville's Moby Dick [Unabridged Edition] [NOOK Book]

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MOBY DICK is the story of Ishmael, a sailor on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by the mysterious Captain Ahab. Ahab's obsession in life is hunting down and killing the white whale, Moby Dick, which Ahab pursues to the detriment of himself, his crew, and his ship. Ahab's single-mindedness reveals a profound meditation on society, nature, and the human struggle for meaning, happiness, and salvation. Often considered the epitome of American Romanticism, the novel is now considered one of the greatest novels in ...
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Herman Melville's Moby Dick [Unabridged Edition]

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Overview

MOBY DICK is the story of Ishmael, a sailor on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by the mysterious Captain Ahab. Ahab's obsession in life is hunting down and killing the white whale, Moby Dick, which Ahab pursues to the detriment of himself, his crew, and his ship. Ahab's single-mindedness reveals a profound meditation on society, nature, and the human struggle for meaning, happiness, and salvation. Often considered the epitome of American Romanticism, the novel is now considered one of the greatest novels in the English language.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013203952
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 8/8/2011
  • Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 634,446
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was a bestselling American author, widely known for MOBY DICK. His popularity was brief during his lifetime, but a 20th century revival in Melville, along with the posthumous discovery of BILLY BUDD have ensured renewed interest in his works.
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