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Typee
     

Typee

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by Herman Melville
 

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Typee is a classic novel written by Herman Melville and first published in 1846. Typee is also known as A Peep at Polynesian Life and was Herman Melville's first novel. Partially based on Melville's own experiences as a beachcomber in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands. A romanticized travelogue of the Pacific island paradise Nuku Hiva, "Typee" is the story of Tommo

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Typee is a classic novel written by Herman Melville and first published in 1846. Typee is also known as A Peep at Polynesian Life and was Herman Melville's first novel. Partially based on Melville's own experiences as a beachcomber in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands. A romanticized travelogue of the Pacific island paradise Nuku Hiva, "Typee" is the story of Tommo, a Yankee sailor and his four month stay on the island.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013590403
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
11/09/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
375 KB

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
August 1, 1819
Date of Death:
September 28, 1891
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
Attended the Albany Academy in Albany, New York, until age 15

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Typee 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This version is so heavily bowdlerized you can hardly find any Melville in it. I've never been so angry at wasting 99 cents. I paid for "Typee", not this approximation of "Typee".
Anonymous More than 1 year ago