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Moby-Dick, or The Whale

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ISBN-10: 0023367202

ISBN-13: 9780023367205

Edition: 1964

Authors: Charles N. Feidelson, Herman Melville

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The classic American novel about the doomed voyage of the Pequod in pursuit of the enigmatic white whale.
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Book details

List price: $68.00
Copyright year: 1964
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/1/1964
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 775
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

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 education that professions required, Melville was thrown on his own resources and in 1841 sailed off on a whaling ship bound for the South Seas. His experiences at sea during the next four years were to form in part the basis of his best fiction. Melville's first two books, Typee (1846) and Omoo (1847), were partly romance and partly autobiographical travel books…