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Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Moby Dick

by Herman Melville

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Abridged Edition
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6 Hrs.
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The epic story of Captain Ahab's incredible quest for the elusive great whale is widely regarded as the Great American Novel. Herman Melville's tale follows Ishmael, a man who yearns for and lives for the sea ("with a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship"), and it is through Ishmael's insight and consciousness that the narrative takes place. Melville's own experiences as a sailor provided a detailed background on the whaling industry and spawned the success and acclaim of this literary masterpiece.

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  • Published: 1996
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: M003414
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