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Moby dick [electronic resource] : Or, The Whale. Herman Melville.

Melville, Herman. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781620117002 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: Garfield Heights : Duke Classics, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: The itinerant sailor Ishmael begins a voyage on the whaling ship Pequod whose captain, Ahab, wishes to exact revenge upon the whale Moby-Dick, who destroyed his last ship and took his leg. As they search for the savage white whale, Ishmael questions all aspects of life. The story is woven in complex, lyrical language and uses many theatrical forms, such as stage direction and soliloquy. It is considered the exemplar of American Romanticism, and one of the greatest American novels of all time.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 9
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2722 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 783 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2720 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 767 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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