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Moby-Dick

Author: Herman Melville; William Hootkins
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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'Call me Ishmael' Thus starts the greatest American novel. Melville said himself that he wanted to write 'a mighty book about a mighty theme' and so he did. It is a story of one man's obsessive revenge-journey against the white whale, Moby-Dick, who injured him in an earlier meeting. Woven into the story of the last journey of the Pequod is a mesh of philosophy, rumination, religion, history and a mass of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Allegories
Epic fiction
Sea stories
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; William Hootkins
ISBN: 9626343583 9789626343586
OCLC Number: 271754806
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 24:49:59.
Performer(s): Read by William Hootkins.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 356921 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Herman Melville.

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'Call me Ishmael' Thus starts the greatest American novel. Melville said himself that he wanted to write 'a mighty book about a mighty theme' and so he did. It is a story of one man's obsessive revenge-journey against the white whale, Moby-Dick, who injured him in an earlier meeting. Woven into the story of the last journey of the Pequod is a mesh of philosophy, rumination, religion, history and a mass of information about whaling through the ages. This epic story, here presented in unabridged form, receives an equally epic reading from the outstanding American actor William Hootkins.

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