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Moby-Dick or, The whale

Author: Herman Melville; Alfred Kazin
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1956] ©1956
Series: Riverside editions, A9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This is Melville's epic story of a man and demoniac obsession. Moby Dick is a ferocious white whale, who was known to whalers as Mocha Dick. He is pursued in a fury of revenge by Captain Ahab, whose leg he has bitten off. Moby Dick becomes a symbol of the terrific forces of the natural universe, and Captain Ahab is doomed to disaster, even though Moby Dick is killed at the end.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Sea fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Moby-Dick.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1956]
(OCoLC)987959238
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Alfred Kazin
OCLC Number: 2871934
Notes: "Follows the first American edition ... Harper and Brothers, November, 1851."
Description: xiv, 431 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Riverside editions, A9.
Other Titles: Whale
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; edited with an introduction by Alfred Kazin.

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This is Melville's epic story of a man and demoniac obsession. Moby Dick is a ferocious white whale, who was known to whalers as Mocha Dick. He is pursued in a fury of revenge by Captain Ahab, whose leg he has bitten off. Moby Dick becomes a symbol of the terrific forces of the natural universe, and Captain Ahab is doomed to disaster, even though Moby Dick is killed at the end.

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