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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville; Joseph Ciardiello; Thomas J Fleming
Publisher: Pleasantville, New York : Reader's Digest Association, Inc., [1989] ©1989
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Reader's Digest editionView all editions and formats
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A young seaman joins the crew of the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Joseph Ciardiello; Thomas J Fleming
ISBN: 0895773228 9780895773227 0679600108 9780679600107
OCLC Number: 20390702
Notes: "This Reader's Digest edition contains the complete text of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, first published in 1851"--Title page verso.
Awards: The Great American Read, 2018.
Description: 495 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Loomings --
The carpetbag --
The Spouter Inn --
The counterpane --
Breakfast --
The street --
the chapel --
The pulpit --
The sermon --
A bosom friend --
Nightgown --
Biiographical --
Wheelbarrow --
Nantucket --
Chowder --
The ship --
The Ramadan --
His mark --
The prophet --
All astir --
Going abroad --
Merry Christmas --
The Lee shore --
The advocate --
Postscript --
Knights and squires --
Knights and squires --
Ahab --
Enter Ahab; To Him, Stubb --
The pipe --
Queen Mab --
Cetology --
The Specksnyder --
The cabin table --
The masthead --
The quarterdeck --
Sunset --
Dusk --
First night watch --
Forecastle-midnight --
Moby Dick --
The whiteness of the whale --
Hark! --
The chart --
The affidavit --
Surmises --
The mat-maker --
The first lowering --
The hyena --
Ahab's boat and crew. Fedallah --
The spirit spout --
The Pequod meets the Albatross --
The Gam --
The town-ho's story --
Of the monstrous pictures of whales --
Of the less erroneous pictures of whales --
Of whales in paint, in teeth, &c. --
Brit --
Squid --
The line --
Stubb kills a whale --
The dart --
The crotch --
Stubb's supper --
The whale as a dish --
The shark massacre --
Cutting in --
The blanket --
The funeral --
The Spinx --
The Pequod meets the Jeroboam --
The monkey rope --
Stubb and flask kill a right whale --
The sperm whale's head-contrasted view --
The right whale's head-contrasted view --
The battering ram --
The great Heidelberg tun --
Cistern and buckets --
The prairie --
The nut --
The Pequod meets the Virgin --
The honor and glory of whaling --
Jonah historically regarded --
Pitchpoling --
The fountain --
The tail --
The Grand Armada --
Schools and schoolmasters --
Fast fish and loose fish --
Heads or tails --
The Pequod meets the Rosebud --
Ambergris --
The castaway --
A squeeze of the hand --
The Cassock --
The tryworks --
The lamp --
Stowing down and clearing up --
The Doubloon --
The Pequod meets the Samuel Enderby of London --
The Decanter --
A Bower in the Arsacides --
Measurement of the whale's skeleton --
The fossil whale --
Does the whale's magnitude diminish? --
Ahab's leg --
The carpenter --
Ahan and the carpenter --
Ahab and starbuck in the cabin --
Queequeg in his coffin --
The Pacific --
The blacksmith --
The forge --
The gilder --
The Pequod meets the Bachelor --
The dying whale --
The whale watch --
The quadrant --
The candles --
The deck --
Midnight-the forecastle Bulwarks --
Midnight aloft-Thunder and lightning --
The musket --
The needle --
The log and line --
The life buoy --
The deck --
The Pequod meets the Rachel --
The cabin --
The hat --
The Pequod meets the Delight --
The symphony --
The chase-first day --
The chase-second day --
The chase-third day --
Eiologue --
Afterword.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; illustrations by Joseph Ciardiello ; afterword by Thomas Fleming.

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A young seaman joins the crew of the fanatical Captain Ahab in pursuit of the white whale Moby Dick.

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