Redburn, His First Voyage ; White-jacket, Or, The World in A Man-of-war ; Moby-Dick, Or, The Whale

Redburn, His First Voyage ; White-jacket, Or, The World in A Man-of-war ; Moby-Dick, Or, The Whale

Book - 1983
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Penguin Putnam

Well over a century after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic. It is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopedia of whaling lore and legend, Moby-Dick is a haunting, mesmerizing, and important social commentary populated with several of the most unforgettable and enduring characters in literature. Written with wonderfully redemptive humor, Moby-Dick is a profound and timeless inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception.

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Random House, Inc.
Well over a century after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic. It is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopedia of whaling lore and legend, Moby-Dick is a haunting, mesmerizing, and important social commentary populated with several of the most unforgettable and enduring characters in literature. Written with wonderfully redemptive humor, Moby-Dick is a profound and timeless inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception.




Baker & Taylor
Three novels concern a young man's adventures at sea, the harsh conditions of life on a warship, and Captain Ahab's hunt for a huge whale

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States, Inc. : Distributed to the trade by the Viking Press, c1983.
ISBN: 9780940450097
0940450097
Branch Call Number: MEL
Characteristics: 1437 p. ; 21 cm.

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