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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville; Adams Morgan
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1851, this realistic account of a whaling voyage, drawing on Melville's own experience as a merchant seaman, contains within a symbolic account of the conflict between man and his fate. It is the fruit of Melville's three year residence in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The extraordinary vigor and color of this novel and its philosophical and allegorical undertones reflecting on the nature of evil  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Sea fiction
Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)316792965
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Adams Morgan
ISBN: 0786138297 9780786138296
OCLC Number: 62706871
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Adams Morgan.
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 342744 KB; MP3 file size: 671887 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Herman Melville.

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First published in 1851, this realistic account of a whaling voyage, drawing on Melville's own experience as a merchant seaman, contains within a symbolic account of the conflict between man and his fate. It is the fruit of Melville's three year residence in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The extraordinary vigor and color of this novel and its philosophical and allegorical undertones reflecting on the nature of evil have given it a place among the classic sea stories and rendered it a perennial favorite.

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