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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville; Adams Morgan
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction   Computer File : 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: Psychological fiction
Adventure fiction
Sea stories
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Adams Morgan
ISBN: 0786138297 9780786138296
OCLC Number: 809766595
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Adams Morgan.
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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