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Moby Dick

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 430,691 Ratings and 13,852 Reviews

Book Description
This classic story of high adventure, manic obsession and metaphysical speculation was Melville's masterpiece. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne, in which the two discuss the philosophical depths of the novel's plot and imagery.
Book Information
PublisherOxford University Press Inc
BindingPaperback (350 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages656
ISBN-100192833855
ISBN-13978-0192833853
Publication Date07/16/1998
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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 Tony Tanner (Editor) : Tony Tanner is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Tony Tanner include Mansfield Park (Penguin Classics), Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics).
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10/3/2015 Joshua Mark said:
One of my favorite works of all time and, at times, my all-time favorite. Moby Dick, to me, is the Great American Novel. It is America uniquely but universal in its theme and resonance. The story of one man's obsession with what he cannot catch and hold is something anyone from any culture can relat... more

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7/29/2012 Joan Knibbe said: I own this one and it is for sale.
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2/16/2007 Tracy O'Daniel

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