Moby- Dick

byHerman MelvilleIntroduction byElizabeth RenkerAfterword byChristopher Buckley

July 2, 2013|
Moby- Dick by Herman Melville
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Herman Melville''s thrilling nautical adventure—a timeless allegory and an epic saga of heroic determination and conflict.

At the heart of Moby-Dick is the powerful, unknowable sea—and Captain Ahab, a brooding, one-legged fanatic who has sworn vengeance on the mammoth white whale that crippled him. Narrated by Ishmael, a wayfarer who joins the crew of Ahab’s whaling ship, this is the story of that hair-raising voyage, and of the men who embraced hardship and nameless horrors as they dared to challenge God’s most dreaded creation and death itself for a chance at immortality.
 
A novel that delves with astonishing vigor into the complex souls of men, Moby-Dick is an impassioned drama of the ultimate human struggle that the Atlantic Monthly called “the greatest of American novels.”
 

With an Introduction by Elizabeth Renker 
and an Afterword by Christopher Buckley
Herman Melville''s (1819-91) father''s bankruptcy and death in 1832 deprived him of higher-educational oppotunities and alienated him forever from a conventional view of life. He taught school, sailed to Liverpool and back, then shipped before the mast on a Pacific whaling voyage. He deserted at the Marquesas Islands, living for a...
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Title:Moby- Dick
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:624 pages, 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:624 pages, 6.75 X 4.25 X 1 in
Published:July 2, 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451532282

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