Herman Melville: Redburn, White-Jacket, Moby-Dick (Loa #9)

Herman Melville

Redburn, White-Jacket, Moby-Dick (Loa #9)

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ISBN10: 0940450097 ISBN13: 9780940450097 Contributors: Melerlle, G. Thomas (Editor) Publisher: Library of America Published: Apr 1 1983 Weight: 1.95lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

Well over a century after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic. It is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopedia of whaling lore and legend, Moby-Dick is a haunting, mesmerizing, and important social commentary populated with several of the most unforgettable and enduring characters in literature. Written with wonderfully redemptive humor, Moby-Dick is a profound and timeless inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception.

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