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Pierre, or, The ambiguities ; Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile ; The piazza tales ; The confidence-man : his masquerade ; Uncollected prose ; Billy Budd, sailor : (an inside narrative)

Author: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford
Publisher: New York : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. and Canada by Viking Press, ©1984.
Series: Library of America, 24.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfect gift for everyone.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Pierre, or, the ambiguities.
New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by the Viking Press, c1984
(OCoLC)559694799
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford
ISBN: 0940450240 9780940450240
OCLC Number: 10777772
Description: 1478 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Pierre or, The Ambiquities --
Israel Potter, his fifty years of exile --
The Piazza tales --
The confidence-man, his masquerade --
Uncollected prose --
ARTICLES AND REVIEWS --
Authentic anecdotes of "Old Zack" --
Mr Parkman's Tour --
Cooper's new novel --
A thought on book-binding --
Hawthorne and his mosses --
TALES --
Fragments from a writing desk --
The happy failure --
The fiddler --
Cock-a-doodle-doo! --
Poor man's pudding and rich man's crumbs --
The two temples --
The paradise of bachelors and the tartarus of maids --
Jimmy Rose --
The 'Gees --
I and my chimney --
The apple-tree table --
Billy Budd, sailor (an inside narrative).
Series Title: Library of America, 24.
Other Titles: Pierre.
Israel Potter.
Piazza tales.
Confidence-man.
Billy Budd, sailor.
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Responsibility: Herman Melville ; Harrison Hayford, [editor].
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The library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic), Library of America volumes make a fine gift for any occasion. Now, with exactly one hundred volumes to choose from, there is a perfect gift for everyone.

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