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Typee, a peep at Polynesian life.

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University Press, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the adventures of a sailor who jumps ship at a south sea island inhabited by cannibals, a voyage around Polynesia, and a quest for an elusive beauty among the islands of a tropical archipelago.
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Genre/Form: Sea fiction
Fictional autobiographies
Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Typee.
Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University Press, 1968
(OCoLC)765782582
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
ISBN: 0810101610 9780810101616 0810101599 9780810101593
OCLC Number: 2579802
Notes: "The story of Toby, a sequel to Typee. By the author of that work": p. [259]-271.
Description: xiv, 374 pages facsimiles, portrait 25 cm.
Contents: The story of Toby
Responsibility: [Edited by Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker and G. Thomas Tanselle].

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Describes the adventures of a sailor who jumps ship at a south sea island inhabited by cannibals, a voyage around Polynesia, and a quest for an elusive beauty among the islands of a tropical archipelago.

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