Omoo by Herman MelvilleOmoo by Herman Melville

Omoo

byHerman Melville

Paperback | July 2, 1999

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A failed mutiny lands the narrator in a Tahitian jail where he and his companion are treated with curiosity and kindness. After their eventual release, the two embark on a series of adventures as they work at odd jobs, view traditional rites and customs on the island, and contrive an audience with the Tahitian queen.
Melville was born into a seemingly secure, prosperous world, a descendant of prominent Dutch and English families long established in New York State. That security vanished when first, the family business failed, and then, two years later, in young Melville's thirteenth year, his father died. Without enough money to gain the formal edu...
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Title:OmooFormat:PaperbackDimensions:299 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:July 2, 1999Publisher:Dover Publications

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ISBN - 10:0486408736

ISBN - 13:9780486408736

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not bad i thought this book was very well written and would make a good booki for others to read!
Date published: 2000-10-17