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Author: Herman Melville; Ruth Blair
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A semi-autobiographical account of life in the Marquesas Islans in the 1840s.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Ruth Blair
ISBN: 0192823078 9780192823076
OCLC Number: 33405863
Description: l, 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 19 cm.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; edited with an introduction by Ruth Blair.

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This is a semi-autobiographical account of life in the Marquesas Islands in the 1840s. A blend of personal experience and the narratives of explorers and missionaries, it influenced many later  Read more...

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"Attractive editions, clear type, good introductions and annotations."--Barbara Packer, UCLA"An excellend edition. Blair's deeply informed introduction and notes lend contextual substance necessary Read more...

 
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