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Or, the whale. Or, the whale

Author: Herman Melville; Tom Quirk; Andrew Delbanco
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Captain Ahab is an eerily compelling madman who focuses his distilled hatred and suffering (and that of generations before him) into the pursuit of a creature as vast, dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.
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Genre/Form: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Tom Quirk; Andrew Delbanco
ISBN: 9780142437247 0142437247
OCLC Number: 851809161
Language Note: English.
Notes: Replaces: 9780140390841.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 720 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 x 13 x 3 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; Notes by Tom Quirk.

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