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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: England : BBC Audiobooks, ©2008.
Series: BBC audio collection.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tired of life, Ishmael seeks adventure on the world's oceans and sets sail on the Pequod for a 3-year whaling voyage. Not until the ship is far out to sea, does the mysterious Captain Ahab appear on deck with an air of madness about him. In a stirring speech, he reveals his interest is not in commercial whaling but finding the White Whale, known as Moby Dick, who bit off his leg. First Mate Starbuck dissents, but he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
ISBN: 9780792739814 0792739817
OCLC Number: 271878061
Notes: "BBC Radio full-cast dramatization" -- cover.
BBCD 132.
Description: 3 sound discs (CD) (ca. 2 hrs., 46 mins.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. in container.
Series Title: BBC audio collection.
Responsibility: Herman Melville.

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Tired of life, Ishmael seeks adventure on the world's oceans and sets sail on the Pequod for a 3-year whaling voyage. Not until the ship is far out to sea, does the mysterious Captain Ahab appear on deck with an air of madness about him. In a stirring speech, he reveals his interest is not in commercial whaling but finding the White Whale, known as Moby Dick, who bit off his leg. First Mate Starbuck dissents, but he cannot compete with Ahab's charismatic leadership over the crew, and the ship embarks on its fatal mission.

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