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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville; Tony Tanner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The chronicle of a young seaman who joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, led by the fanatical Captain Ahab, a sailor whose obsession with pursuing the white whale Moby Dick threatens to lead them all to disaster.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Tony Tanner
ISBN: 0192833855 9780192833853 9780199535729 0199535728
OCLC Number: 48683026
Description: lii, 527 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; edited with an introduction and notes by Tony Tanner.

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This tale of Captain Ahab's frantic pursuit of the cunning and notorious white whale Moby Dick draws heavily on the author's own experiences on the high seas. This edition includes passages from  Read more...

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'An attractive edition to a field rather overcrowded with inexpensive editions. However, the Hawthorne material gives this one an edge.' Andrew Lyman, Leicester University. ' Much better Read more...

 
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