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Redburn : his first voyage : being the sailor-boy confession and reminiscences of the son-of-a-gentleman, in the merchant service

Author: Herman Melville; Elizabeth Hardwick; Geoffrey Sanborn
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2002 Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Redburn charts the coming-of-age of Wellingborough Redburn, a young innocent who embarks on a crossing to Liverpool together with a roguish crew. Once in Liverpool, Redburn encounters the squalid conditions of the city and meets Harry Bolton, a bereft and damaged soul, who takes him on a tour of London that includes a scene of rococo decadence unlike anything else in Melville's fiction."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Sea stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Redburn.
New York : Modern Library, 2002
(OCoLC)647025222
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Elizabeth Hardwick; Geoffrey Sanborn
ISBN: 0375760040 9780375760044
OCLC Number: 49531344
Description: xix, 382 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; introduction by Elizabeth Hardwick ; notes by Geoffrey Sanborn.
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"Redburn charts the coming-of-age of Wellingborough Redburn, a young innocent who embarks on a crossing to Liverpool together with a roguish crew. Once in Liverpool, Redburn encounters the squalid conditions of the city and meets Harry Bolton, a bereft and damaged soul, who takes him on a tour of London that includes a scene of rococo decadence unlike anything else in Melville's fiction."--Jacket.

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