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Billy Budd and Other Stories

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3 out of 5
Based on 1,172 Ratings and 95 Reviews

Book Description
Stung by the difficult reception of Moby Dick, Herman Melville became obsessed with the difficulties of communicating his vision to readers. His sense of isolation lies at the heart of these later works. "Billy Budd, Sailor" is a classic confrontation between good and evil, and the story of an innocent young man unable to defend himself against a wrongful accusation. The other stories also illumin... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (45 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages416
ISBN-100140390537
ISBN-13978-0140390537
Publication Date04/01/1986
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About Herman Melville (Author) : Herman Melville was a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Herman Melville include Moby-Dick: New Edition (Everyman's Library (Paper)), Moby Dick, Typee... more
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About Frederick Busch (Introduction) : Frederick Busch is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Frederick Busch include The Night Inspector, A Tale of Two Cities: 150th Anniversary, Stable and salon.(auth... more
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