Ahab's Wife: or, The Star-Gazer: A Novel

Paperback | August 2, 2005

bySena Jeter Naslund

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From the opening line—"Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last"—you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly readable saga, spanning a rich, eventful, and dramatic life. At once a family drama, a romantic adventure, and a portrait of a real and loving marriage, Ahab's Wife gives new perspective on the American experience.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

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From the opening line—"Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last"—you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly readable saga, spanning a rich, eventful, ...

From the opening line—"Captain Ahab was neither my first husband nor my last"—you will know that you are in the hands of a master storyteller and in the company of a fascinating woman hero. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby-Dick, Sena Jeter Naslund has created an enthralling and compellingly readable saga, spanning a rich, eventful, ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.13 inPublished:August 2, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060838744

ISBN - 13:9780060838744

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"Ahab's Wife is a worthy female companion to Moby-Dick and a tour de force in its own right." (Gail Godwin, author of Evensong)