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Ahab's wife, or, The star-gazer : a novel

Author: Sena Jeter Naslund; Herman Melville
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The adventures of Una Spenser who went to sea disguised as a cabin boy. Shipwrecked, she marries one of the survivors, then falls in love with Captain Ahab, a man obsessed with a white whale. She becomes involved in fighting slavery and in women's rights.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sena Jeter Naslund; Herman Melville
ISBN: 0688171877 9780688171872
OCLC Number: 41176629
Notes: A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
Description: xix, 668 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Mild Blue Day --
The Dirge --
The Crossing --
Reverie --
The Window --
The Steamboat --
The Paddlewheel --
The Island --
A Diffieult Farewell --
The Giant --
Winters. Summers --
New Bedford --
Boston --
The Petrel --
A Storm at Night --
The Brightness of Brightness --
A Rose --
Our Lady of the Roeks --
The Return of the Petrel, with Three Letters --
A Comb --
The Fourth Letter --
The Camel --
The Sea-Faney Inn --
The Sussex --
The Cabin Boy --
The Companion --
Captain Coffin's Story--Secondhand --
A Whaleboat by Moonlight --
Captain Morrell's Story--Thirdhand --
Captain Ahab's Story--My First Acquaintance with Him --
Aloft --
"Pardon Me" --
Reunion --
Revelation --
Sea Storms --
The Frost Wind --
Collision --
The Course --
The Distance of the Stars --
The Sentence --
What Do You Fetch for Your Mouth? --
The Beginning of the Debate --
Father and Son --
The Human Animal --
The Alba Albatross --
Ganglion --
Postscript on the Above --
Soaring --
Portrait of a Virgin Listening --
Icarus --
The Test --
The Funeral --
The Contest --
I Am Married --
Aboard the Pequod --
The Hurricane House --
Ahab's Jottings --
Kit's Ruminations --
Starbuck Introduces Himself --
Ahab Overheard --
A Letter to the Lighthouse --
Poor Kit's a-Cold --
Arctic --
Ahab in His Cabin --
Aloft, the Pequod --
Starbuck: Ship's Log --
Starbuck Communes with Mary, His Wife --
In the Steward's Pantry --
Ahab's Comfort --
Nantucket--the Faraway Isle --
Ahab Prepares for the Next Voyage --
Breakfast --
Shame --
B'twixt.
Other Titles: Ahab's wife
Star-gazer
Responsibility: by Sena Jeter Naslund ; illustrations by Christopher Wormell.
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The adventures of Una Spenser who went to sea disguised as a cabin boy. Shipwrecked, she marries one of the survivors, then falls in love with Captain Ahab, a man obsessed with a white whale. She becomes involved in fighting slavery and in women's rights.

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