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Moby-Dick : or the whale

Author: Herman Melville; Owen Chase
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2007.
Series: Vintage classics (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Ishmael sets sail on the whale-ship Pequod one cold Christmas Day, he has no idea of the horrors awaiting him out on the vast and merciless ocean. The ship's strange captain, Ahab, is obsessed with hunting down the famous whit whale, Moby Dick, and will stop at nothing on hes quest to annihilate his nemesis."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Moby-Dick.
London : Vintage Books, 2007
(OCoLC)302418814
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Owen Chase
ISBN: 9781407066189 1407066188
OCLC Number: 701736120
Notes: "Moby-Dick was first published in 1851. Following the first edition, the title is hyphenated but the whale's name is spelled as two separate words in the text."--Title page verso.
"Includes the true story that inspired Moby-Dick."--Cover.
"Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex, of Nantucket; which was attacked and finally destroyed by a large sperm-whale, in the Pacific Ocean; with an account of the unparalleled sufferings of the captain and crew during a space of ninety-three days at sea in an open boat; in the years 1819 & 1820 was first published in 1821"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 648 pages).
Series Title: Vintage classics (London, England)
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; and an extract from Narrative of the most extraordinary and distressing shipwreck of the whale-ship Essex / by Owen Chase.

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