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

Author: Sena Jeter Naslund; Herman Melville
Publisher: New York : PerfectBound, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 99022135
(OCoLC)41176629
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sena Jeter Naslund; Herman Melville
ISBN: 0060585854 9780060585853 0060768150 9780060768157
OCLC Number: 52800397
Notes: Title from eBook information screen.
A novel inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick.
Special features: An interview with Sena Jeter Naslund: "The ship of my book"; Author's note: "The surprise and pleasure of it"; Reading group guide: discussion points.
Awards: Short-listed for Book Sense Book of the Year Award (Adult) 2000
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3062 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 2127 KB).
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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