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Redburn, his first voyage; being the sailor-boy confessions and reminiscences of the son-of-a-gentleman, in the merchant service.

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Evanston [Ill.] Northwestern University Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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.
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Genre/Form: Sea fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Sea stories
Fiction
Fictional autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Redburn, his first voyage.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1969
(OCoLC)556603605
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
ISBN: 0810100134 9780810100138 0810100169 9780810100169
OCLC Number: 49305
Description: xi, 384 pages 25 cm.
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From his own experiences as a 'boy' on a packet ship sailing between New York and Liverpool, Melville wove the story of Wellingborough Redburn: a tale of pastoral innocence transformed into  Read more...

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