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The passages of Herman Melville.

Author: Jay Parini
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Deep, deep, and still deep and deeper must we go, if we would find out the heart of a man ... ' Herman Melville Descend into the dark waters of one of the greatest writers America has ever produced. In this stirring novel Jay Parini recreates the adventure-filled life and ignominious death of Herman Melville. Partly told from the perspective of his wife, Lizzie, the story opens with an aging, angry and drunken  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Herman Melville; Elizabeth Shaw Melville; Elizabeth Shaw Melville; Herman Melville
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Parini
ISBN: 9781847679796 184767979X
OCLC Number: 659244309
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Jay Parini.

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